City Publications


Our Concept: For those that want to be their own boss, here is a rare business-to-business opportunity.
City Publications is a high quality lead and client generating company which produces beautiful, active affluent lifestyle cooperative direct mail pieces using 4 color glossy two sided marketing cards. We showcase the most exclusive and unique products and services throughout each metropolitan area targeted to the most active consumer - the affluent homeowner!

Our targeted high income and high market value homeowner responds to our upscale direct mail piece because it is professionally packaged, personally addressed, and features the products & services they spend significantly on. By providing this cost effective direct mail piece, local market businesses save money, receive more customers for their products & services and continue to utilize our proven, successful marketing program! That means predictable customer retention for the franchisee.

As a franchisee, you target customers who are small business owners, many are franchised companies, who seek cost effective turn-key direct mail marketing to reach their target audience to get the exposure they deserve.

The Business Benefits:

  • Home based Business
  • Lifestyle Business
  • No Inventory
  • No Employees
  • Quick Start Up
  • Few Clients needed
  • Repeat Clients with high Retention Rate
  • No Real Estate Requirement
  • High Profitability Return on Effort
  • National Clients
  • Transferable Business
  • Builds Equity Ownership Quickly
  • National Base of Over 45 Cities


Year Established: 1996
Year First Franchised: 2002
Franchised Units: 50-100
Actual number of units: 58
Company Owned Units: N/A
Projected New Units (12 months): 10-12

States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: Yes


Franchised Units: Over 45 Cities


Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $89,000
Minimum Investment: $89,000
Minimum Net Worth: $250,000
Franchise Fee: $89,000 per Territory


  • Vet Fran
  • Minorities
  • Women

Royalty: 6%
Ad: N/A
Average # of Employees: Owner Operator no employees
Passive Ownership Allowed: No
Earnings Claims: No


Cash Investment: $89K per Territory, there is a 'secondary territory' program that starts at $45k (inquire with corporate on this opportunity)
Total Investment: $100K to $150K Over First Year
Passive Ownership: No, Not Recommended for First Year Year


Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: Yes
Area/Master Developer: No
Resales: Yes


International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: Yes
Developing outside of the U.S.: Canada, UK
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Area Development or Master Avail.: No
Cash Investment: Inquire with Corporate
Total Investment: Inquire with Corporate


Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: No
Lease Negotiation Assistance: No
Co-operative Advertising: No


  • Quick Start Program
  • 3 Days of Operations Training in Corporate Office
  • 3 Days On-Site Field Training with Pre-Set Qualified Appointments
  • Franchisee Teleconferences
  • National Annual Conference
  • Best Practice Seminars
  • Regional Round table Conferences
  • Graphics & Total back-end Production Provided


Get Started!

Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development