The Coffee Beanery

The Coffee Beanery

Coffee, tea, sandwiches, salads
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$185K - $473K
Units as of 2019
58 -21.6% over 3 years

Company Overview

With help from her husband, Julius, JoAnne Shaw decided to take a chance. In 1976 she opened The Coffee Beanery, a specialty coffee shop, in Dearborn, Michigan. The company began franchising in 1985.

The Coffee Beanery offers streetfront café franchises, as well as locations in malls, airports, office buildings, hospitals and college campuses across the United States. In 1998 the company opened its first international location in Guam and now offers master franchises in China, Korea and the Middle East.

About The Coffee Beanery

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Coffee
Founded
1976
Leadership
JoAnne Shaw, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1985 (36 years)
# of employees at HQ
30
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
58 (as of 2019)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
3429 Pierson Pl.
Flushing, MI 48433

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a The Coffee Beanery 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
$15,000
Initial Investment
$185,000 - $472,500
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000 - $150,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
4%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
15 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
35 hours
Additional Training
At opening
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
14
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #103

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Updated: February 8th, 2021