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.

How to Get Rich: 5 Business Lessons Worth Learning from Larry Page (Google)

July 29, 2014
Larry Page Business Lessons

“Especially in technology, we need revolutionary change, not incremental change.” ~ Larry Page Larry Page had the idea in 1995 that web URLs were essentially like academic citations (he was just getting started on his PhD in computer science at Stanford University at the time) and realized that if he could figure out a way […]

Read the full article →

Why Invest: MOD Pizza Remains Relevant in a White-Hot Category By Cherry-Picking Select Partners to Participate in Its Franchise Plan

July 28, 2014
MOD Pizza Interior

This Franchise Chatter report on MOD Pizza, a leading fast-casual custom pizza franchise, was written by Brian Bixler. Access to the full report is available to Platinum subscribers. Just seconds into an interview with Franchise Chatter, answering the very first question, John Dikos, a relatively new vice president of strategic partnerships at MOD Pizza, interjects […]

Read the full article →

FDD Talk 2014: Our Latest Views on Pita Pit’s Average Net Sales, Food and Labor Costs, and Rent Costs

July 27, 2014
Pita Pit Photo by FRUGGL

In this FDD Talk post based on Pita Pit’s 2014 FDD, you will find the answers to the following questions: What were the historical average annual Net Sales, historical average annual food and labor cost percentages, and historical average monthly rent for franchised Pita Pit restaurants? How many restaurants were included in the sample and […]

Read the full article →

Franchise Costs: Detailed Estimates of A&W Restaurant Franchise Costs (2014 FDD)

July 26, 2014
A&W Restaurant Photo by earthhopper

Detailed Estimates of A&W Restaurant Franchise Costs Based on Item 7 (Estimated Initial Investment) of A&W Restaurant’s 2014 Franchise Disclosure Document For an Inline A&W Restaurant 1.  Real Estate:  Not Included The amount of leasable space required to construct a new inline Restaurant is approximately 2,100 square feet. Real estate costs vary significantly depending on […]

Read the full article →

FDD Talk 2014: Our Latest Views on Sky Zone’s Revenue Disclosures for Franchised and Affiliate-Owned Indoor Trampoline Parks

July 25, 2014
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park by nymetroparents.com

Highlights of Sky Zone’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2014 FDD) Since the franchisor does not own any Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Parks, the information contained in this Item 19 is based upon the financial performance of Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Parks that are owned and operated by its Affiliates. The operations of the Affiliates […]

Read the full article →

Franchise Costs: Detailed Estimates of BonChon Chicken Franchise Costs (2014 FDD)

July 24, 2014
BonChon Chicken Photo by HawBone

Detailed Estimates of BonChon Franchise Costs Based on Item 7 (Estimated Initial Investment) of BonChon’s 2014 Franchise Disclosure Document BonChon businesses operate fast-casual restaurants specializing in the sale of Korean-style fried chicken, complementary appetizers, side dishes, beverages, and related menu items. 1.  Initial Franchise Fee:  $35,000 2.  Pre-Opening Training Expenses:  $6,500 to $10,000 BonChon provides […]

Read the full article →