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.

FDD Talk 2014: Our Latest Views on Red Mango’s Average Gross Sales for Self-Serve Stores

April 23, 2014
Red Mango Phot by Samat Jain

Highlights of Red Mango’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2014 FDD) In this FDD Talk post based on Red Mango’s 2014 FDD, you will find the answers to the following questions: As of December 29, 2013, how many franchised Red Mango stores were operating, and in how many different states? How many of these franchised […]

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Franchise Chatter Guide: Factors to Consider When Selling Your Franchise

April 22, 2014
Selling a Franchise Business

This Franchise Chatter Guide on selling a franchise was written by Daniel Slone. I have previously discussed the mechanics of buying an existing franchised business as an alternative to establishing a new franchise, especially in systems that are mature and have few open markets remaining. I have also discussed business valuation, mostly from the point […]

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FDD Talk: Statement of Profit and Loss for a Company-Owned Pieology Restaurant (2013 FDD)

April 21, 2014
Pieology Photo by p00ned

Highlights of Pieology’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2013 FDD) Pieology’s financial performance representation is based on the historic performance of the first Pieology Restaurant, which is a company-owned restaurant in the northern Orange County city of Fullerton, California (the “Fullerton Restaurant”). The Fullerton Restaurant is owned and operated by the franchisor’s affiliate, Pieology Fullerton […]

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Franchise Costs: Detailed Estimates of Planet Smoothie/Tasti D-Lite Franchise Costs (2014 FDD)

April 20, 2014
Planet Smoothie and Tasti D-Lite

Detailed Estimates of Planet Smoothie/Tasti D-Lite Franchise Costs Based on Item 7 (Estimated Initial Investment) of Planet Smoothie/Tasti D-Lite’s 2014 Franchise Disclosure Document All cost estimates for the Traditional Planet Smoothie and the Traditional Planet-Tasti models are based upon a 1,000 square foot prototype model for a Planet Tasti Center. All cost estimates for the […]

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Franchise Costs: Detailed Estimates of Smoothie King Franchise Costs (2013 FDD)

April 19, 2014
Smoothie King Store Interior Photo

Detailed Estimates of Smoothie King Franchise Costs Based on Item 7 (Estimated Initial Investment) of Smoothie King’s 2013 Franchise Disclosure Document For a Traditional Location The figures below are estimates of the complete investment in establishing a Smoothie King Nutritional Lifestyle Center and it is possible to significantly exceed these costs in many of the […]

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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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