Barbour County, Alabama is an area rich in agricultural history. As a center for plantation farming in the late 18th and 19th centuries, the county has remained largely rural, with 32% of the total 885 square miles classified as urban. Clayton (36016) and Eufaula (36016, 26027) are the largest cities in the county, the latter of which borders the Chattahoochee River, a major tourist attraction in the area. The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area offers visitors many activities, including hiking, picnicking, fishing, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, and rafting, among other activities.
The median household income for Barbour County is $31, 889, slightly below the Alabama average of $43, 160, as of 2012. The retail sales per capita were $6, 334 in 2007. The population per square mile is 31, with a total of 27,201 people living in the county.
Cheap Business Opportunity with Major Returns
Splash and Dash Groomerie and Boutique ranked in the 2014 INC. 5000 fastest-growing privately held American businesses, coming in at #211. Splash and Dash was the only pet company mentioned in the INC. ranking, which is significant in that the pet industry generates an estimated 58.5 billion dollars annually—50% more than the toy and candy industries combined! Pet services such as grooming and boarding alone bring in approximately 4.75 billion annually in the United States. New numbers show the Pet Industry could exceed $73 billion in 2015.
2015 Easy to Start Business Opportunity in Barbour County
The popularity of the Chattahoochee River, in addition to the small number of pet groomers located in Barbour county—three as of Sept. 2014—make Barbour county a great place to establish the newest Splash and Dash franchise in 2015.
Splash and Dash is a notoriously easy to start and inexpensive franchise that offers initial investments as low as $53,000, as much as $200,000 cheaper than other franchises. Check our franchise comparison chart to see how Splash and Dash compares to other franchises, pet, restaurant, and otherwise.
Splash and Dash also offers franchisees with different business concepts, such as the Express concept, Flagship Concept, and Premier Concept, each customized to suit the franchisee’s needs and budget.
The Splash and Dash Signature Service offers a solution for the “everyday dirty dog.” Starting at $39.95/month, Splash and Dash offers an unlimited grooming package, allowing pet parents to bring in their pals as much as needed to keep them smelling great and looking fabulous. Additional grooming services and a fully stocked boutique, complete with premier pet products, accessories, food, and treats.
With 36 locations around the US, Splash and Dash is growing and accepting applications right now. If you are interested in learning more about opening a Splash and Dash franchise near you, check out our eligibility information, and don’t hesitate to contact us or call 1-760-861-1071 if you have any questions or for more information!
Also, note there are other opportunities available in different counties of Alabama including Baldwin County and Autauga County. Please feel free to contact us about opportunities anywhere in the state of Alabama.