Ben's Soft Pretzels
#421 Franchise 500| Soft pretzels, dipping sauces, beverages

About
Founded

2008

Franchising Since

2013 (6 Years)

Corporate Address

2840 Lillian Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46514

CEO

Scott Jones

Parent Company

Ben's Soft Pretzels Franchising Corp.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$89,000 - $339,500

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000 - $5,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000 - $500,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.5%

Financing Options

Ben's Soft Pretzels has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

50% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

45 hours

Classroom Training:

43 hours

Ben's Soft Pretzels is ranked #421 in the Franchise 500!
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $89,000 High - $339,500
Units
+1.2%+1 UNITS (1 Year) +34.9%+22 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 23rd, 2019