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 Sales, Food Costs, and Labor Costs for Blaze Pizza Restaurants (2013 FDD)

April 18, 2014
Blaze Pizza

Highlights of Blaze Pizza’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2013 FDD) The following represents actual historical information concerning all (two in total) of the franchisor’s Blaze Pizza Restaurants operating as of March 17, 2013. These figures include the average net sales (i.e. gross sales minus sales taxes and discounts), and the average food costs and […]

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Franchise Costs: Detailed Estimates of Tropical Smoothie Cafe Franchise Costs (2013 FDD)

April 17, 2014
Tropical Smoothie Cafe Photo by RetailByRyan95

Detailed Estimates of Tropical Smoothie Cafe Franchise Costs Based on Item 7 (Estimated Initial Investment) of Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s 2013 Franchise Disclosure Document 1.  Initial Franchise Fee:  $25,000 Franchisees wishing to open more than one Franchised Business must sign a Franchise Agreement and pay an initial franchise fee for each additional location. The initial franchise […]

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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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