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Press Kit 2008 Founder & CEO Brian Scudamore hires former President of Starbucks US Operations, Launi Skinner to run the company as the new President & COO. 2007 1-800-GOT-JUNK? is named No. 2 Best Workplace in Canada and is featured in Canadian Business Magazine. About us 1-800-GOT-JUNK? is pioneering an industry that is helping residents and businesses remove junk and regain space. Whether it’s a pile of household junk in the garage or a warehouse full of office furnishings, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? removes it for you, making the ordinary business of junk removal exceptional. We are passionate about recycling and donating to charity. 1-800-GOT-JUNK? was founded in 1989 and now operates in approximately 220 locations throughout North…show more content…
Investment – 1 Territory Isuzu/GM truck with dump box (deposits only) Franchise Fee (first territory) Start-up Marketing / Advertising Package Legal Deposits and Business Licenses Training Expenses Office Set-up TOTAL Working Capital TOTAL Capital Requirement Low $4,000 $18,000 $12,000 $500 $600 $1,500 $1,650 $38,250 $45,000 $83,250 High $12,000 $18,000 $12,000 $2,500 $2,600 $5,000 $4,300 $56,400 $62,000 $118,400 Investment – Each Additional Territory Isuzu/GM truck with dump box (deposits only) Franchise Fee (each additional territory) TOTAL Working Capital TOTAL Capital Requirement Low $2,000 $10,000 $10,000 $12,500 $34,500 High $6,000 $10,000 $15,000 $20,000 $51,000 KEY FRANCHISE MILESTONES • March 1999: First franchise opened in Toronto, ON • April 2000: First US franchise opened in Portland, OR • September 2005: First Australian franchise opened in Sydney, AU • January 2010: Franchise to open in Melbourne, AU OUR PEOPLE Weird Junk Although the junk removed typically includes things like old mattresses, sofas, and office furniture, over the years the 1-800-GOT-JUNK? team has also hauled away some pretty strange stuff. The weirdest junk we’ve seen includes: • An antique birthing chair • Trophies from a nudist colony • Warehouse full of 1000 collector dolls • Mummified cat • Pricey designer handbags • Antique, parlor vacuum • Clark Gable’s piano • John

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