Own an AMain

With AMain Hobbies, you can Build a Life for Yourself While you Have Fun.

AMain Hobbies Franchise Owners are motivated individuals or couples who are driven to grow their business and enjoy working with customers and motivating staff. Candidates should have a net worth of $250,000 and the ability to invest $65,000 to $100,000.

Franchise Investment

Depending on the size of your store, your investment costs can vary.
RANGE1,200 SQ. FT. – 1,999 SQ. FT.2,000 SQ. FT. – 4,000 SQ. FT.
FRANCHISE FEE$20,000$20,000
TRAVELING AND LIVING EXPENSES WHILE TRAININGVariableVariable
INVENTORY$70,000 – $80,000$100,000 – $150,000
FIXTURES$12,000 – $16,000$15,000 – $30,000
FLOORING AND IMPROVEMENTS$9,000 – $12,000$12,000 – $30,000
SHIPPING$1,000 – $3,000$1,000 – $4,500
POS HARDWARE$8,000 – $9,000$9,000 – $12,000
ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE$100$100
SIGNAGE$3,000 – $5,000$4,000 – $8,000
OTHER EQUIPMENT$5,000 – $7,000$5,000 – $8,000
DEPOSITS$4,500 – $6,000$7,500 – $15,000
INITIAL ADVERTISING$4,500 – $5,500$5,000 – $10,000
INITIAL CONSULTING$0 – $500$0 - $500
SUPPLIES$3,000 – $3,500$4,000 – $6,000
STORE SET-UP LABOR$2,000 – $3,000$2,000 – $5,000
LOAN FEES/INTEREST$0 – $1,500$0 – $5,000
ADDITIONAL FUNDS$11,400 – $11,900$10,900 – $20,000
ESTIMATED TOTAL$153,500 – $184,000$195,500 – $324,100
ROYALTY FEE3%3%
POS HARDWARE2 systems2 – 4 systems

Do you have what it takes to be a AMain Franchise Owner?

  • Do you want to run a fun business but still have time for your family?
  • Do you like managing people and coaching them to reach their potential?
  • Would you like offering people in your community a place to pursue their passions and connect with others?
  • Would you like using online data to analyze your business and identify trends?
  • Do you like working in an industry that is booming and always changing?

The Process

Steps to Opening your AMain.

  1. Submit a request for more information.
  2. Within one business day, we will call you to give an overview of our business, experience and core values.
  3. When you are ready to move forward, we will do a Territory Analysis.
    • Confirm Territory Availability
    • Review Demographics
      • Population
      • Income
      • Competition
  4. Provide the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)
    • Review the FDD
    • Call current HobbyTown or AMain franchisees of your choice to validate the opportunity
    • Schedule your Discovery Day
  5. Discovery Day:
    • Visit our Lincoln HobbyTown store
    • Overview of services and Q&A with department heads
    • Have lunch with the Company President
    • Sign the Franchise Agreement if you are ready to move forward
  6. Once you sign the Franchise Agreement, you can begin the opening process, including:
    • Finance
    • Real Estate
    • Construction
    • Training