Aether Estate Sales™ is a franchise developed on standardizing the estate sale experience. We provide our shoppers, clients, and franchisors with the most advanced in-house estate sale experiences.
With Aether Estate Sales™, our franchisors receive the benefits of an established brand, with continued support and collaboration. We have reshaped the learning curve with our comprehensive standards and procedures to make our estate sales viable and successful.
In an industry once controlled by “mom and pop” operations, we have already begun redefining the status quo with our technology-driven mindset. Attention to detail, immersive branding, and a tech-forward mentality has helped Aether Estate Sales™ win over clients and customers alike.
Estimated Total Dollar Value of Items Sold Each Month at Estate Sales in the United States
Number of Sales Publicly Listed on EstateSales.Net in 2017
Market size of the brick-and-mortar second-hand industry
For the next 10 years, at least 10,000 people per day will reach the age of retirement
Our Franchisees Connect Clients with Shoppers.
People with an estate or large amount of used possessions they need liquidated. A client needs to sell used goods with a liquid payout.
People who want to buy goods and items at a significant discount. A shopper wants to shop at a discount because they need value.
We facilitate the liquidation of used goods to those seeking value in their shopping.
We have a multi-channel approach to marketing that imbeds us within the local second-hand culture. Our goals create awareness around estate sales and make Aether the first and trusted name when it comes to hosting sales.
8,000 unique visitors per month with active advertising in the Naples and Indianapolis markets only.
Unique people exposed to Aether on Facebook in Indiana each month.
Average Growth of unique site visitors to our website: https://Aether.Estate.
Three-quarters of site traffic come to our site directly through organic searches.
Compared against MailChimp’s retail industry benchmark at 20%.
Compared against MailChimp’s retail industry benchmark at 3%.
As an introductory offer to our first 10 franchisees only, we're reducing our franchise fee to the Founder's rate of just $10,000.
Franchise royalties for each sale are 5% of the total gross sales of the estate sale. We also utilize 2% of gross sales to supplement our national advertising fund.
Local operation are singular entities that operate within a defined area.
Auction Houses are where items are transported or shipped, stored, and auctioned.
Online Actions are digital listings of items available for pickup or shipping.
Network of Estate Sale companies with their own specific approach to estate sales.
Small, family-owned company with DIY methods and mentality.
Our clients provide all inventory available for purchase at our estate sales.
Our franchisees utilize the Aether Method™ to conduct successful sales. They control their schedule, staff, region, and clients and receive a large percentage of total gross sales; All this with no merchandise overhead.
Our shoppers provide the spending power to liquidate
WE SUCCEED BY CONNECTING
CLIENTS WITH SHOPPERS
Our franchisees receive 23-43% of the total gross sales for every estate sale they host.
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