The Coffee Beanery

Coffee, tea, sandwiches, salads
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Franchise 500 2023
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Initial investment
$185K - $473K
Units as of 2019
58 Decrease 21% 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
Corporate Address 3429 Pierson Pl.
Flushing, MI 48433
Social Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1985 (39 years)
# of employees at HQ 30
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states:

# of Units 58 (as of 2019)

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 Information Circle
$15,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$185,000 - $472,500
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$300,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$100,000 - $150,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
4%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
2%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
15 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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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
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? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 14-17
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
No
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Updated: December 12th, 2022