Established in 1984, Big Bob’s Flooring Outlet has grown from a small carpet shop in Kansas City into a National Franchise chain with nearly 20 storefronts today. Big Bob’s Owners are handed a proven formula for success modeled around visually impressive showrooms, larger than life advertising and a focus on inventory specials. Big Bob’s serves the 80% of consumers looking for the best good buys.
Comedy, value and approachability are all cornerstone of the Big Bob’s brand. The advertising is cheeky without being offensive. The consumer’s savings are clear and meaningful. The showrooms are designed to be easy to shop around, without being easy to be shopped. Big Bob’s Flooring Outlets have the value and inventory similar to a home center, but with quality and service like a design showroom.
AM I A GOOD FIT FOR
Big Bob's Flooring Outlet?
Anyone who is looking for a retail store, that requires relatively low staff and emphasizes stock specials, is a great fit. Though not a pre-requisite, someone with flooring experience would do particularly well with Big Bob’s. Especially if they already have an existing store that is not inventory focused.
How do you get more business in your current market? Opening another store with the same brand won’t help. A Big Bob’s is line extension without contamination, appealing to a segment of the market that is not currently shopping with your business today. Many of our current franchisees own a design showroom, in addition to having their Big Bob’s Flooring Outlet in the same market. This combination has increased their profitability within their markets. Your best competitor is yourself, whichever store earns the business is going to you.
Where Should i open a
Big Bob's Flooring Outlet?
Bob’s Flooring Outlet appeals most to Blue Collar America, so when choosing a location understanding the average median household income is important. In the suburbs surrounding major cities, in high visibility intersections, and in the other side of town in the same market as your other store (if you have one) are all great choices. Keep in mind where you would put you second and third location, should you want to expand, when selecting where to put your first store.
All franchisees get protected territory. We will not dilute your market with another franchisee. We set a protected radius around the two areas you would expand if you decided to. These means the market you start in and the surrounding markets are yours. We help you to find the property, negotiate the lease or buy the buildings. In Big Bob’s we are not just helping you build your business, we are helping you build your legacy.