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Leading relaxation franchisor with two flexible ownership plans:
a manager plan or a manager and therapist plan.

Under Medirom’s franchise system, franchise owners can choose from one of the following two plans: The management plan where owners focus solely on management functions or the management & treatment plan where owners serve both management and direct customer servicing functions. We provide generous support to the opening of shops and subsequent business success, including the introduction of properties, dispatch of treatment staff and therapists, and fund raising support.

We have the number one proven track record in building promising and profitable healthcare salons and enterprises.

Independence plan just right for you
Two management types

Manager Plan

Recommended to the following people:

  • - Those who want to start a business as a side job while working as a corporate employee
  • - Those who are considering starting their own business by leveraging an early retirement plan
  • - Companies that are considering entry into a growth market as their second or third core business


  • - It can be done as a side job while working as a corporate employee.
  • - When introducing this business as a company’s new business, the preparation time can be shortened.
  • - The speed of opening more than one shop can be accelerated.


  • - Shop information needs to be obtained on a daily basis and collaboration should be built with the shop staff.
  • - Time that can be spent for shop management is limited.

Manager and Therapist Plan

Recommended to the following people:

  • - Those who want to acquire professional skills
  • - Those who are good at management and have good physical strength
  • - Those who want to acquire job skills and work in this industry for a long time


  • - You can take the leadership in creating a shop together with shop staff.
  • - You can implement managerial efforts that readily reflect the staff’s opinions.
  • - After things have settled down, you can appoint a shop chief and shift to a management role.


  • - You have to take care of both management and store operation all by yourself.

Introduction cost

Opening expenses

Initial franchise fee

3 million yen

Franchise security deposit

0.5 million yen

  • * Contract period: 5 years, Contract renewal fee: 500,000 yen
  • * Other opening expenses include the cost of equipment, interior construction costs, fixtures and fittings costs, and promotion costs.

Monthly expenses


8% of sales

  • *When opening two shops, royalties are discounted to 7% for each store