Pretzelmaker

Pretzelmaker

Pretzelmaker
#423

Initial Investment

LOW: $154,500
HIGH: $237,750

Change in Units

-2.0% -6 UNITS (1 Year)
-11.2% -33 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1991

Franchising Since

1992 (24 Years)

Corporate Address

1346 Oakbrook Dr., #170 Norcross, GA 30093

CEO

Chris Dull

About Pretzelmaker

Jeffrey Trip opened Pretzelvania in 1991, but the company's name was soon changed to Pretzelmaker for the purpose of franchising. In 2010, Pretzelmaker was merged with Pretzel Time, another company started in 1991 (originally under the name Mr. Pretzel). Pretzelmaker stores sell flavored hot pretzels, pretzel-wrapped hot dogs, lemonades and blended drinks. Pretzelmaker is part of Global Franchise Group, which also franchises Great American Cookies, MaggieMoo's and Marble Slab Creamery.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$154,500 - $237,750

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.5%

Financing Options

Pretzelmaker has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


25% off first-store franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 99

Lowest Rank: 423

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 5 days

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

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks

Absentee Ownership Allowed

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Updated: October 9th, 2015

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