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2014 Franchise 500
#96
At a Glance

Products & Services: Convenience stores and gas stations

Number of Locations: 966

Total Investment: $397.4K - $7.8M

Founded: 1975

Began Franchising: 1979

About ampm

The first ampm location opened in Southern California in 1978. There are now nearly 3,000 combination gas station and convenience stores across the U.S. and internationally. ampm Mini Markets offer nearly 2,200 different hot and cold snack food and drink items.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 962 0 0 4
2013 964 0 0 3
2012 1,148 0 1,200 2
2011 1,174 0 1,244 2
2010 1,199 0 1,978 6
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Arizona, California, Nevada, West, Washington.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $397,409 - $7,786,484
Franchise Fee: $35,000 - $70,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $700,000 - $1,000,000
Operations
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 10 - 10. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed..
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at franchisee's location. In-class sessions & hands-on training : 7 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: In-store promotions, TV & radio advertising

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #96 (2014), #22 (2013), #16 (2012), #2 (2011), #10 (2010),
Fastest-Growing: #81 (2013), #16 (2011), #14 (2010),
America's Top Global: #15 (2012), #2 (2011), #8 (2010),

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