Honey Dew Donuts

At a Glance

Products & Services: Donuts, coffee, baked goods

Number of Locations: 150

Total Investment: $87.5K - $795.5K

Founded: 1973

Began Franchising: 1974

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2010 149 0 0 1

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $87,500 - $795,500
Franchise Fee: $35,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $400,000
Liquid Cash Available: $100,000
Operations
75% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 20. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (95% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 3 weeks. Ongoing training at franchisee's location
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: TV & radio ads

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #208 (2011),