Kolache Factory

Kolache Factory

Kolaches, pastries, coffee
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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
#372 Ranked #467 last year
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Initial investment
$432K - $709K
Units as of 2021
57 1.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Kolache Factory

Industry
Food
Founded
1981
Parent Company
Kolache Factory
Leadership
Dawn Nielsen, COO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2000 (22 years)
# of employees at HQ
16
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
57 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
23240 Westheimer Pkwy., #A
Katy, TX 77494

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Kolache Factory franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$44,900
Initial Investment
$431,900 - $709,400
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

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

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
220 hours
Classroom Training
4 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
6-8
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021