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Wild Bird Centers of America, Inc. Franchise Information

Business Established: 1985
Franchising Since: 1989
Franchised Units: 50
Company Owned Units: 2
Start-up Cost: $40,000 to $60,000
Total Investment: $129,900 to $198,000

Offering Financial Assistance
We are a registered Small Business Association (SBA) and we partner with and are member of BoeFly.

Special Incentives
VetFran Participant

VetFran Incentive
20% off the initial franchise fee.



Wild Bird Centers of America (WBCA) is a unique specialty retail chain that sells bird feeders, seed, baths, and other nature related gift items. We cater to backyard birding enthusiasts estimated at over 55 million people in the USA and Canada.

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George Petrides, Jr.
George Petrides, Sr.
7370 MacArthur Boulevard
Glen Echo
(877) 945-3247
(301) 841-6403
(301) 320-6154

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Business plan, market evaluation, site selection, and lease negotiation assistance provided. Intensive 5-day hands-on training at home office and in stores includes: advertising, marketing, merchandising, products, personal selling, inventory management, finance and bookkeeping, and proprietary computer system. Staff visits scheduled after opening.

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Our franchisees are enterprising owners who take pride in their business and business management skills. They are enthusiastic about nature and want to make a positive contribution to their community. Financial qualifications are a net worth of $400,000 and $40,000 cash.

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