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Franchise: Cinnabon

Initial Investment
LOW:$182,750
HIGH: $327,300
Change in Units
+0.7% +9 UNITS (1 Year)
+22.5% +248 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Training Onsite: 40 hours

Training at headquarters: 40 hours

Additional Training: Additional training annually

Absentee Ownership Allowed

About Cinnabon

Since 1985, malls throughout the world have been filled with the scent of Cinnabon. Each bakery serves fresh and prepackaged cinnamon rolls, Pecanbons (cinnamon rolls topped with pecans and caramel frosting), coffees and other drinks.

Founded

1985

Franchising Since

1986 (31 Years)

Corporate Address

5620 Glenridge Dr. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30342

CEO

Joe Guith

Parent Company

Focus Brands

Units (Locations)

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

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$182,750 - $327,300

Net-worth Requirement

$400,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$120,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.5-3%

Financing Options

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

Veteran Incentives


$5,000 off franchise fee

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Updated: September 16th, 2017

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