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...

No, thanks. I'm not interested in uncovering the actual earnings of hundreds of franchises at this time.

Match Your Appetite to the McDonald’s Menu

January 26, 2015
McDonald's Big Mac Meal

How hungry are you? McChicken hungry, Filet-O-Fish hungry, Quarter Pounder With Cheese hungry, or Big Mac hungry? This handy guide will help you match sandwiches from the McDonald’s menu to the size of your appetite. Level 1: ‘I Could Stand a Bite to Eat’ On this level, food is nice but not imperative. If you […]

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Franchise Costs: Detailed Estimates of Mac Tools Franchise Costs (2014 FDD)

January 25, 2015
Mac Tools Photo by Roadsidepictures

Detailed Estimates of Mac Tools Franchise Costs Based on Item 7 (Estimated Initial Investment) of Mac Tools’ 2014 Franchise Disclosure Document 1.  Initial Franchise Fee:  $3,000 The initial franchise fee covers some of Mac Tools’ expenses of offering and selling Mac Tools franchises and training and assisting new franchisees with matters related to preparing to […]

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FDD Talk: Our Latest Views on Merle Norman Cosmetics’ Average Retail Purchases by Franchisees (2014 FDD)

January 24, 2015
Merle Norman Cosmetics Photo

In this FDD Talk post based on Item 19 of Merle Norman Cosmetics’ 2014 FDD, you will find the answers to the following questions: Does Merle Norman Cosmetics receive from its Studio Owners any statements regarding the dollar amount of a Studio Owner’s total sales, expenses, costs, or profits? Does the financial performance representation below provide […]

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Franchise Costs: Detailed Estimates of Circle K Convenience Store Franchise Costs (2014 FDD)

January 23, 2015
Circle K Convenience Store Photo from greenbergfarrow.com

Detailed Estimates of Circle K Convenience Store Franchise Costs Based on Item 7 (Estimated Initial Investment) of Circle K’s 2014 Franchise Disclosure Document For New or Rebuilt Convenience Store Locations 1.  Initial Franchise Fee:  $25,000 2.  Travel and Living Expenses While Training:  $3,500 to $15,500 You must pay the salaries, fringe benefits, travel costs, and […]

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FDD Talk: Our Latest Views on Maid Simple’s Average Number of Homes Cleaned Per Day, Cleaning Times, and Prices (2014 FDD)

January 22, 2015
Maid Simple House Cleaning (by Maid Brigade) Logo

Highlights of Maid Simple’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2014 FDD) The franchisor is Maid Brigade, Inc. In addition to traditional Maid Brigade franchises, the franchisor now grants Maid Simple House Cleaning franchises for the operation of a light household cleaning business. Maid Brigade began offering Maid Simple House Cleaning franchises in 2011 as a […]

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Franchise Costs: Detailed Estimates of Del Taco Franchise Costs (2014 FDD)

January 21, 2015
Del Taco Photo by Hazboy

Detailed Estimates of Del Taco Franchise Costs Based on Item 7 (Estimated Initial Investment) of Del Taco’s 2014 Franchise Disclosure Document For 5.0 Prototype Del Taco has no obligation to refund any costs paid to it. Whether any third party will refund any costs will depend on the third party involved. 1.  Franchise Fee:  $35,000 […]

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