Big Apple Bagels/My Favorite Muffin
Bagels, sandwiches, muffins, coffee, smoothies

Big Apple Bagels/My Favorite Muffin
Bagels, sandwiches, muffins, coffee, smoothies

About
Founded

1993

Franchising Since

1993 (25 Years)

Corporate Address

500 Lake Cook Rd., #475
Deerfield, IL 60015

CEO

Michael Evans

Parent Company

BAB Systems Inc.

Ticker Symbol

OTCQB: B

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$284,500 - $394,000

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options
Veteran Incentives

$10,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

60 hours

Classroom Training:

40 hours

Additional Training:

At designated training store

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

7 - 12

Bio
Big Apple Bagels was founded in Deerfield, Illinois in 1993. In addition to bagels, the restaurant's menu includes muffins, omelets, coffee, sandwiches, salads and soups.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $284,500 High - $394,000
Units
+1.2%+1 UNITS (1 Year) -7.7%-7 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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