My Queue

Your Queue is empty

Click on the next to articles to add them to your Queue

Franchise: Coffee News

Initial Investment
LOW:$9,750
HIGH: $10,750
Change in Units
-0.1% -1 UNITS (1 Year)
-5.5% -49 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Internet
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Training at headquarters: 3 days

Additional Training: Mentor program

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 1

About Coffee News

Coffee News was started by Jean Daum in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 1988. She began franchising in 1994. In 1995, Bill Buckley became the first U.S. franchisee. He bought the company from Daum in 2008, and Coffee News headquarters is now based in Bangor, Maine. Coffee News is a free weekly publication distributed in restaurants, coffee shops and hotels. In addition to ads for local businesses, it contains news stories, jokes, trivia and horoscopes.

Founded

1988

Franchising Since

1994 (23 Years)

Corporate Address

One Cumberland Pl., #102 Bangor, ME 04401

CEO

William Buckley

Units (Locations)

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

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$9,750 - $10,750

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$8,500 - $8,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

$25-$80/wk.

Financing Options

Coffee News offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Coffee News has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee

Veteran Incentives


Three-year 0% financing for 2nd through 5th units

Free Franchise Consultation
Fran Choice We've helped over 5,000 people find the right franchise. Get a FREE consultation and find out how you can be next.
Start Now
Guidant Financal Learn how to invest your IRA or 401k into a franchise. ($50k min)

Franchise Articles

3 Core Strategies For Building Successful Franchise Organizations

How to attract potential franchisees to invest in your business.

The Best Franchises for Any Budget

We ranked the top 50 franchises for three different budgets: less than $100,000; $100,000 to $500,000 and more than $500,000.

The 5 Best Retail Franchises You Can Buy Right Now

Are you a natural salesperson? Then take full advantage with a retail franchise.

Why Fitness Franchises Are Booming

With aggressive expansion strategies and low membership costs, fitness clubs are looking to rapidly expand -- and franchisees are lining up to get in on the action.

Success Speaks For Itself: Whissle Hospitality Group

The co-founders of Whissle Hospitality Group –the company behind F&B brands like Okku, Claw and more in Dubai are all set to take their enterprise to the next level.

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.

Updated: August 25th, 2016

Reprints & Licensing
Update Your Listing
Submit New Listing