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Cinnabon

2014 Franchise 500
#64
At a Glance

Products & Services: Cinnamon rolls, baked goods, coffee

Number of Locations: 1,182

Total Investment: $142.3K - $365.7K

Founded: 1985

Began Franchising: 1986

About Cinnabon

Since 1985, malls throughout the world have been filled with the scent of Cinnabon. Each bakery serves fresh and prepackaged cinnamon rolls, Pecanbons (cinnamon rolls topped with pecans and caramel frosting), coffees and other drinks.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 615 24 542 1
2013 579 23 500 1
2012 489 25 425 4
2011 468 24 368 4
2010 415 25 319 4
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $142,333 - $365,700
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $10,000 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $400,000
Liquid Cash Available: $120,000
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. At franchisee's location: 3-5 days. Additional training annually
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #64 (2014), #65 (2013), #70 (2012), #144 (2011), #92 (2010),
Fastest-Growing: #45 (2014), #103 (2013), #42 (2012),
America's Top Global: #35 (2013), #63 (2012), #117 (2011), #75 (2010),