Big Apple Bagels/My Favorite Muffin

Big Apple Bagels/My Favorite Muffin

Bagels, sandwiches, muffins, coffee, smoothies
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Units as of 2018
80 (3 lost in 3 years)
3.8%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$285K - $394K

Company Overview

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.

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About Big Apple Bagels/My Favorite Muffin

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Baked Goods, Bagels, Coffee
Founded
1993
Parent Company
BAB Systems Inc.
Leadership
Michael Evans, CEO
Ticker Symbol
OTCQB: B

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1993 (28 years)
# of employees at HQ
14
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
80 (as of 2018)

Franchisor Information

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

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Big Apple Bagels/My Favorite Muffin 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
$25,000
Initial Investment
$284,500 - $394,000
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
$10,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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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
60 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
At designated training store
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
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
7
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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