Z Pizza

At a Glance

Products & Services: Pizza, sandwiches, salads, calzones

Number of Locations: 97

Total Investment: $248K - $357K

Founded: 1986

Began Franchising: 1999

About Z Pizza

Z Pizza was founded in 1986 and began franchising in 1999. The Newport Beach, California-based company has more than 10 units in the United States.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 73 0 13 11
2013 78 0 3 11
2012 81 0 8 11
2011 80 0 9 10
2010 77 0 6 10
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $248,000 - $357,000
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $500,000
Liquid Cash Available: $75,000 - $100,000
Operations
100% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 15. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
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: 4 weeks. At franchisee's location: 2 weeks. Additional training available
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #486 (2013), #302 (2010),

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