Blimpie Subs & Salads

Blimpie Subs & Salads

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Blimpie Subs & Salads

Initial Investment

LOW: $74,970
HIGH: $401,450

Change in Units

+0.3% +0 UNITS (1 Year)
-42.1% -265 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1964

Franchising Since

1970 (47 Years)

Corporate Address

9311 E. Via De Ventura Scottsdale, AZ 85258

CEO

Stanley Ma

Parent Company

Kahala Franchising LLC

About Blimpie Subs & Salads

With the help of two friends and $2,500 in borrowed start-up capital, Anthony Conza opened the first Blimpie Subs & Salads location in Hoboken, New Jersey, in 1964. From that first store, Blimpie grew into an international chain with restaurants in malls, shopping centers, convenience stores, colleges, sports arenas, hospitals and sports arenas. Each location serves a variety of hot and cold subs, wraps, salads and soups.

Blimpie is now owned by Kahala, franchisor of Cereality, Cold Stone Creamery, Frullati Café & Bakery, Great Steak & Potato, Johnnie’s, Nrgize, Ranch 1, Rollerz, Samurai Sam’s, Surf City Squeeze and TacoTime.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$74,970 - $401,450

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$11,900 - $19,900

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

4%

Financing Options

Blimpie Subs & Salads has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives


20% off franchise fee

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 80 hours

Training at headquarters: 40 hours

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
National Media
Regional Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 10 - 15

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Updated: October 13th, 2016

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