#389

Initial Investment

LOW: $110,550
HIGH: $210,050

Change in Units

-4.8% -12 UNITS (1 Year)
-10.0% -25 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1971

Franchising Since

1974 (42 Years)

Corporate Address

4425 William Penn Hwy. Murrysville, PA 15668

CEO

James Fox

Parent Company

Fox's Pizza Den, Inc.

About Fox's Pizza Den

Jim Fox started working with pizza when he was 12, hanging around a local pizza shop filling soda machines and folding pizza boxes. In 1971, at age 24, he started Fox's Pizza Den in Pitcairn, Pennsylvania. With $500, a rented storeroom and a few pieces of used equipment (rescued from a snow-covered Pittsburgh scrap yard), he began to build his empire. In 1973, Fox's Pizza Den started offering home delivery. In addition to pizza, Fox's offers stromboli, hoagies and wedgies (a sandwich served on pizza crust). Jim Fox assisted with Carnegie Mellon University's robotic team in developing the country's first pizza-making robot to help the physically disabled own and operate their own shops.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$110,550 - $210,050

Net-worth Requirement

$200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$40,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$10,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

$300/mo.

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 136

Lowest Rank: 389

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 7 days

Training at headquarters: Varies

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Toll-Free Line
Internet

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 10

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Updated: September 28th, 2015

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