Earnings Claims of Top Franchises Revealed

Earnings Claims of Top Franchises Revealed

  • Anytime Fitness
  • CruiseOne
  • Firehouse Subs
  • Jimmy John's
  • Massage Envy
  • Menchie's
  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
  • Planet Fitness
  • The UPS Store
  • Yogurt Land
  • And Hundreds More...

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FDD Talk: Average Revenues and Other Operating Data for Franchised Palm Beach Tan Locations (2013 FDD)

April 16, 2014
Palm Beach Tan

Highlights of Palm Beach Tan’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2013 FDD) – Part 2 Explanatory Notes for Part II – Analysis of the Actual Operating Gross Revenues of Franchised Palm Beach Tan Locations Part II of this analysis contains information regarding average sales, average Gross Sales per tanning session, average retail sales per tanning […]

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Franchise Chatter Guide: How Old-School Tutoring Franchises Are Facing Competition From a New Class of Online-Only Programs

April 15, 2014
Kumon Photo 2

This Franchise Chatter report on tutoring franchises was written by Brian Bixler. Tutoring franchises learned a harsh lesson during the recent economic downturn in the United States: When times are tough for American families and money is tight, supplemental education programs take a hit as parents have less discretionary income to hire private tutors to […]

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FDD Talk: Average Revenues and Other Operating Results for Company-Owned Palm Beach Tan Locations (2013 FDD)

April 14, 2014
Palm Beach Tan 2

Highlights of Palm Beach Tan’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2013 FDD) – Part 1 Following are 2 sets of data analyzing Palm Beach Tan Locations: Part I – Analysis of the actual operating results of Palm Beach Tan Locations owned by the franchisor’s Parent; and Part II – Analysis of the actual operating gross […]

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Franchise Costs: Detailed Estimates of Peoples Organic Coffee & Wine Cafe Franchise Costs (2013 FDD)

April 13, 2014
Peoples Organic Coffee and Wine Cafe

Detailed Estimates of Peoples Organic Coffee & Wine Cafe Franchise Costs Based on Item 7 (Estimated Initial Investment) of the Company’s 2013 Franchise Disclosure Document For a Full Cafe 1.  Initial Franchise Fee:  $35,000 If you sign a Development Agreement, the franchisor will charge you a reduced initial franchise fee for the second or subsequent […]

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FDD Talk: Average Gross Sales and Cost of Goods Sold for Toppers Pizza Restaurants (2013 FDD)

April 12, 2014
Toppers Pizza Tall Boy Classic

Highlights of Toppers Pizza’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2013 FDD) – Part 2 Explanatory Notes for Table B – Average Cost of Goods Sold The following contains cost of goods sold information for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2012 for affiliate-owned and independently owned restaurants that were open for the entire fiscal year. […]

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FDD Talk: Statement of Average Profit and Loss for Affiliate-Owned Toppers Pizza Restaurants (2013 FDD)

April 11, 2014
Toppers Pizza Franchise Interior Photo

Highlights of Toppers Pizza’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2013 FDD) – Part 1 Explanatory Notes for Table A – 2012 Average Profit and Loss for Affiliate-Owned Restaurants The following table contains profit and loss information for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2012 for affiliate-owned restaurants that were open for the entire fiscal year. […]

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