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Initial Investment

LOW: $389,600
HIGH: $591,600

Change in Units

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1983

Franchising Since

1993 (23 Years)

Corporate Address

159 Bank St. Burlington, VT 05401-4420

CEO

Jim/Claude Vinz/Bergeron

About Bruegger's Bagels

In 1983, after two-and-a-half years working with a professional baker to perfect their bagel recipe, Nord Brue and Mike Dressell opened their first Bruegger's Bagels. In additional to bagels baked fresh throughout the day, Bruegger's menu offers breads, cream cheese, coffee, sandwiches, salads, soups and desserts.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$389,600 - $591,600

Net-worth Requirement

$335,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Bruegger's Bagels has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 180

Lowest Rank: 446

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
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Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 40 hours

Additional Training: On-the-job training in a corporate bakery

Ongoing Support
Grand Opening
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

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Updated: September 18th, 2014

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