ampm
#158 Franchise 500| Convenience stores and gas stations

About
Founded

1975

Franchising Since

1979 (41 Years)

Corporate Address

4 Centerpointe Dr.
La Palma, CA 90623

CEO

Donna Sanker

Parent Company

BP West Coast Products LLC

Ticker Symbol

BP

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$440,291 - $10,405,152

Liquid Cash Requirement

$800,000 - $1,200,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $70,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

11-14%

Ad Royalty Fee

5.5%

Financing Options

ampm offers in-house financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives

50% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Marketing Support

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

Up to 120 hours

Classroom Training:

Up to 20 hours

Additional Training:

In-class sessions & hands-on training

Number of Employees Required to Run:

10 - 10

ampm is ranked #158 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
The first ampm location opened in Southern California in 1978. There are now hundreds of combination gas station and convenience stores across the U.S., offering nearly 2,200 different hot and cold snack food and drink items.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $440,291 High - $10,405,152
Units
+2.4%+24 UNITS (1 Year) +4.7%+46 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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