Winmark Corporation

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Founded: 1988
Corporate Office: 605 Highway 169 N, Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55441
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About Winmark Corporation

Winmark Corporation is a recognized leader in franchise-owned and operated business opportunities. In fact, they are the franchisor of nearly 900 value-oriented retail stores in North America. Their award-winning family of brands, including Once Upon A Child®, Plato's Closet®, Play It Again Sports® and Music Go Round®, bring unique franchise opportunities to small business entrepreneurs.

Company History

Winmark Corporation is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Originally incorporated in 1988 under Play It Again Sports Franchise Corporation, the company changed its name to Grow Biz International, Inc. and went public in 1993. By 1995, most of the Grow Biz concepts were ranked first in their categories according to Entrepreneur Magazine's Annual Franchise 500. The current management team took the helm in 2000 and renamed the company Winmark Corporation in 2001. In 2004, Winmark expanded its financing services to small businesses through its subsidiary, Wirth Business Credit, and to the middle market through another subsidiary, Winmark Capital.

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