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Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer Program Business Opportunity

Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer Program

Min. Liquid Capital: $100,000

Total Investment: $70,000 - $100,000

Training Provided: Yes



About Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer Program

Cricket is focused on inspiring smiles, one meaningful connection at a time. We offer an easy and high-quality wireless experience on our reliable nationwide network. Our affordable and straightforward service plans include monthly taxes and don’t require an annual contract. Cricket customers enjoy basic to top-brand phones at attractive prices. Visit cricketwireless.com to learn more. Stay up-to-date with the Cricket Newsroom and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter. Smile. You’re on Cricket.

Cricket is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. © 2019 Cricket Wireless LLC. All rights reserved. Cricket and the Cricket logo are trademarks under license to Cricket Wireless LLC.

Why Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer Program?

Growth: As part of the AT&T Prepaid Portfolio, Cricket has been the fastest-growing prepaid provider since 2017.*

Ownership: Ninety-eight percent of Cricket's branded store locations are independently owned and operated by Authorized Retailers. Cricket locations are not franchises and require no franchise fees!

Competitive Compensation: By joining the Cricket team, you can generate revenue through sales of monthly wireless service plans, add-on features, and accessories. You can also earn a percentage of the monthly service payment from each customer you sign up!

Location: Because distribution is critical to reaching our customers, we have nearly 5,000 Cricket-branded locations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Ideal Candidate

Cricket is looking for exclusive authorized retailers across the nation who want to be part of an extraordinary team.

Prospective Authorized Retailer Qualifications:

Financial Requirements

Applicants must have the financial ability to invest in a new business. Typical requirements are:

  • Liquidity Needed per Store: $70,000-$100,000.

Background

  • Cricket will conduct a civil and criminal background check on prospective owners and principals.

Exclusivity

  • Authorized Retailers sell Cricket rate plans and Cricket-sourced devices exclusively, as well as Cricket-branded and 3rd-party accessories.
  • Authorized Retailers cannot sell products or services from competitive carriers.

Growth

  • Cricket Authorized Retailer candidates should be interested in growing a multi-unit retail operation and be able to expand into areas meeting Cricket's distribution needs.

Training And Support

Cricket’s local field teams can assist you in setting up your location for success with ongoing support and on-site training. We’ll even assist with the store build-out!

* As of second quarter 2019 earnings.

Programs and offers subject to change.

Testimonials

Testimonial 1

  • Why did you choose the Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer Program?
The opportunity to work with Cricket Wireless as an Authorized Retailer just made sense. As a business owner, you have to decide what is best suited for your area and their Retailer Program was designed with a balance of corporate structure and entrepreneurial insight. From Marketing to Sales Training, Cricket is there to support you and help you grow.
  • What do you like most about Cricket Wireless?
The simplicity and ease of doing business with Cricket really stands out. They have developed an AR Program that is built on clearing a direct path to AR success with field level and regional level support that provides the needed structure, training and support for agent growth and profitability.
  • What would you tell a prospective Authorized Retailer who is interested in joining the Cricket Wireless family?

No other wireless carrier wants you to succeed like Cricket Wireless. Their field sales teams are engaged from day 1 on bringing out the best in our employees. The structure they provide is balanced with our entrepreneurial spirit, and the end result is highly satisfied customers, well trained staff, and top-tier revenue streams for our company.

Testimonial 2

  • Why did you choose the Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer Program?

I chose Cricket for what the brand stands for and the exciting opportunities it provides. Cricket is very customer service focused and has proven that they genuinely care about their customers and Authorized Retailers. I truly believe that Cricket is the most premier no annual-contract provider and will continue to disrupt the wireless industry far into the future. Being a subsidiary of of AT&T provides a solid network and foundation to continue to grow the brand which allows dealers to be very successful as the awareness expands.

  • What do you like most about Cricket Wireless?

Simplicity- everything from the easy to understand rate plans to back end operations, all strive to keep it simple! Customers appreciate the simple rate plans that have all taxes and fees included, not only is this simple, it also builds customer trust in the brand.

  • What would you tell a prospective Authorized Retailer who is interested in joining the Cricket Wireless family?

Cricket truly cares about their Authorized Retailers, they work very hard to establish a partnership with the AR's best interest in mind. I appreciate how receptive and open Cricket is to feedback, not only do they listen, they also implement changes based on the feedback. Cricket has big goals for the future and it is very exciting to be involved in all the opportunities ahead!

Cricket truly cares about their Authorized Retailers, they work very hard to establish a relationship with the Authorized Retailer's best interest in mind. I appreciate how receptive and open Cricket is to feedback, not only do they listen, they also implement changes based on the feedback. Cricket has big goals for the future, and it is very exciting to be involved in all the opportunities ahead!

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