Jet's Pizza

2015 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Pizza, subs, wings, salads

Number of Locations: 403

Total Investment: $350.7K - $615K

Founded: 1978

Began Franchising: 1990

About Jet's Pizza

Brothers Eugene and John Jetts opened the first Jet's Pizza in Sterling Heights, Michigan, in 1978. Franchising began in 1990. Each locations offers pizzas-- including Jet's signature deep-dish square pizza-- submarine sandwiches, salads and sides.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2015 373 0 0 30
2014 310 0 0 26
2013 281 0 0 24
2012 239 0 0 17
2011 204 0 0 15
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Midwest, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northeast, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southeast, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $350,700 - $615,000
Franchise Fee: $20,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $370,000
Liquid Cash Available: $200,000
10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 15. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (99% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 4 weeks. At franchisee's location: 7 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Grand opening, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #129 (2015), #132 (2014), #146 (2013), #136 (2012), #145 (2011),
Fastest-Growing: #102 (2015), #67 (2014), #82 (2012), #94 (2011),

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