Arby's Restaurant Group Inc.

Arby's Restaurant Group Inc.

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Initial Investment

LOW: $352,500
HIGH: $2,437,000

Change in Units

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1964

Franchising Since

1965 (51 Years)

Corporate Address

1155 Perimeter Center West Atlanta, GA 30338

CEO

Paul Brown

About Arby's Restaurant Group Inc.

Forrest and Leroy Raffel started their food-service consulting firm, Raffel Brothers Inc., in the 1950s, but were soon thinking about starting their own restaurant. On a rainy night, the brothers found inspiration--roast beef sandwiches. In 1964, the first Arby's ("R.B." for "Raffel Brothers") opened in Boardman, Ohio.

The original Arby's menu consisted of roast beef sandwiches, potato chips and iced tea. Over time other sandwiches, curly fries, milkshakes, meals for kids and light choices have been added to the menu.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$352,500 - $2,437,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$500,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%

Ad Royalty Fee

4.2%+

Financing Options

Veteran Incentives


50% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 15

Lowest Rank: 132

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 1 days

Additional Training: At certified training restaurant

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 15 - 20

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Updated: May 19th, 2014

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