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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Franchise Costs: Detailed Estimates of Johnny Rockets Franchise Costs (2014 FDD)

March 5, 2015
Johnny Rockets Photo by Bob B. Brown

Detailed Estimates of Johnny Rockets Franchise Costs Based on Item 7 (Estimated Initial Investment) of Johnny Rockets’ 2014 Franchise Disclosure Document For Johnny Rockets Traditional Restaurant 1.  Initial Franchise Fee:  $49,000 2.  Architectural Design:  $13,500 to $21,000 3.  Leasehold Improvements:  $175,000 to $400,000 The estimated amount is prior to landlord contributions. The cost of construction […]

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FDD Talk: Our Latest Views on the Historical Results of Remodeled Huddle House Restaurants After Participating in the Evolution Program (2014 FDD)

March 4, 2015
Huddle House Photo from greenbergfarrow.com

Highlights of Huddle House’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2014 FDD) – Part 5 of 5 As reflected in the tables, some Evolution units were open less than a full year. Therefore, for comparison purposes in Item 19, included below are the annualized figures. Annualized Sales are based on a unit’s 2014 Daily Sales Average […]

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FDD Talk: Our Latest Views on the Historical Results of New Huddle House Restaurants Participating in Evolution Program (2014 FDD)

March 3, 2015
Huddle House Photo from pitch.com

Highlights of Huddle House’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2014 FDD) – Part 4 of 5 Huddle House developed a new design model for Huddle House Restaurants known as “Evolution.” It is a new design prototype design that features a signature tower entrance, plush seating, and contemporary colors. The first Evolution design units were two […]

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Dairy Queen Menu: More Than Just Cold Treats

March 2, 2015
Dairy Queen Menu

This Franchise Chatter guide on the Dairy Queen menu was written by Laurie Swenson. Dairy Queen is a pioneer of fast-food restaurants that has effectively blended an ice-cream shop with a burger joint, but what your local DQ is depends on where you live. Whether you have an old-fashioned walk-up, a classic Brazier or a […]

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FDD Talk: Our Latest Views on the Operational Results of the Top 60% of Franchised Huddle House Restaurants (2014 FDD)

March 1, 2015
Huddle House Photo

Highlights of Huddle House’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2014 FDD) – Part 3 of 5 The information included below is a historic financial performance representation based on the reports submitted by the reporting franchised Huddle House Restaurants. Huddle House has not audited the data that the franchisees submitted. This Item 19 includes financial performance […]

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FDD Talk: Our Latest Views on the Operational Results of the Top 40% of Franchised Huddle House Restaurants (2014 FDD)

February 28, 2015
Huddle House Photo from huddlehousefranchising.com

Highlights of Huddle House’s Item 19 Financial Performance Representations (2014 FDD) – Part 2 of 5 The following terms are used in Tables 1, 2, and 3, and have the following meanings: Sales is equal to Gross Sales excluding sales tax paid, and is more commonly called “Net Sales,” which means the entire amount of […]

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