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Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$440K - $10.4M
Units as of 2019
1,029 Increase 4.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

The first ampm location opened in Southern California in 1978. There are now hundreds of combination gas station and convenience stores across the U.S., offering nearly 2,200 different hot and cold snack food and drink items.

About ampm

Industry Retail
Related Categories Convenience Stores
Founded 1975
Parent Company BP West Coast Products LLC
Leadership Donna Sanker, CEO
Corporate Address 4 Centerpointe Dr.
La Palma, CA 90623
Social Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1979 (45 years)
# of employees at HQ 55
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

# of Units 1,029 (as of 2019)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a ampm 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 Information Circle
$40,000 - $70,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$440,291 - $10,405,152
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$800,000 - $1,200,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
50% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
11-14%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
5.5%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
3-20 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing ampm offers in-house financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment

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 Up to 120 hours
Classroom Training Up to 20 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Marketing Support
National Media
Regional Advertising
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? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 10-10
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
No
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Updated: December 12th, 2022