Game Kastle - Franchise
Quick Franchise Summary
Founded in 2003, Game Kastle is an exciting & innovative franchised retail hobby game store and event center concept, focused on hobby gaming products and fun events! With territories currently available in 40 states, Game Kastle is the largest and most exciting specialty hobby game franchise business in America. Learn more about joining our team!
Franchise Cost, Fees & Facts for 2019
|Minimum Cash Required||$40,000|
|Net Worth Required||$250,000|
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Game Kastle - Franchise Information
Our Mission is to entertain our customers with our amazing variety of incredible products and to bring the exciting realms of imagination alive, all while providing exceptional customer service in a fun and family-friendly environment.
Our Vision is to continue to grow our franchise company by offering franchise opportunities in all 50 states for those who qualify to own and operate this fun, exciting and rewarding business. We firmly believe that our concept will be popular and successful anywhere in the US and in the world. Come, stay, and play!
Our Brand promise is to provide our guests with a fun and exciting atmosphere with friendly service by our talented and knowledgeable staff.
The Foundation of Our Business
- People - We, at Game Kastle, believe in treating our team members with respect while providing a safe, fun and professional working environment. All individualsfrom hourly employees through management-are given the same opportunity to grow within our organization. We believe in diversity, in treating people with kindness, and in understanding.
- Community - We strive to bring like-minded friends together in our community and provide a place where they can share their love of adventure and gaming. As we grow in our community, we continue to make Game Kastle a hub for entertainment and excitement!
- Products and Services - Featuring an outstanding selection of current and innovative products allows us to provide our guests with excellent value. Because we treat our staff with respect and loyalty, they, in turn, treat our guests like family. By not always basing every decision on profit, but rather on what is best for our guests and for our staff, we believe the bottom line will also benefit.
- Family - Our philosophy and our company's foundation have been built on honesty and family. We believe this begins with being honest with our team members and treating them like part of our family. Our team members know exactly how they are performing based on constructive feedback, the purpose of which is to help them achieve their goals and create good work habits that will carry them through life, whether they continue to work for us or move on to other opportunities. We, at Game Kastle, treat our guests and our vendors with honesty and a high level of integrity, as well as with an equal measure of loyalty as part of our growing family as well.
According to the Toy Industry Association, as of May 2017, the United States hobby, game and toy market is worth $21.5 billion a year with a worldwide revenues of $84.1 billion overall market.
Although the United States has less than 4% of the world's population of hobby, game and toy purchasers, it buys more than 40% of the worlds items in that market. At $21.5 billion, the U.S. hobby, game and toy market is 26.8% of the world's toy market. That's worth more than the music ($10.4 billion) and movie industry ($9.5 billion) combined!
The United States hobby, game and toy budget works out to approximately $280 per person, which is 14 times greater than the $20 per person the Chinese spend in this market, even though, globally, 4 out of 5 products are manufactured in China.
Recessions have damaged many industries, including housing, education and retail, but the hobby, game and toy industry continues to enjoy a strong performance. Through thick and thin, our industry is a staple in the happy family's household.
It's not surprising that those who enjoy the hobby, game and toy industry are such a diverse bunch when you consider how diverse the industry itself has become. The industry has blossomed over the last two decades and it is now as varied in content as movies, television and literature.
Gaming has now expanded to cover many different genres, from kingdom building and economic simulators to story-driven role playing and miniature war games. No matter who you are, there's probably a game out there that you'd enjoy.
It's Your Move!