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Initial investment
$102K - $236K
Units as of 2021
202 Decrease 7% over 3 years

Company Overview

Jim Fox started working with pizza when he was 12, hanging around a local pizza shop filling soda machines and folding pizza boxes. In 1971, at age 24, he started Fox's Pizza Den in Pitcairn, Pennsylvania. With $500, a rented storeroom and a few pieces of used equipment (rescued from a snow-covered Pittsburgh scrap yard), he began to build his empire. In 1973, Fox's Pizza Den started offering home delivery. In addition to pizza, Fox's offers stromboli, hoagies and wedgies (a sandwich served on pizza crust). Jim Fox assisted with Carnegie Mellon University's robotic team in developing the country's first pizza-making robot to help the physically disabled own and operate their own shops.

About Fox's Pizza Den

Industry Food
Related Categories Pizza
Founded 1971
Parent Company Fox's Pizza Den Inc.
Leadership James Fox, CEO
Corporate Address 4425 William Penn Hwy.
Murrysville, PA 15668
Social Facebook, Twitter

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1974 (50 years)
# of employees at HQ 12
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

# of Units 202 (as of 2021)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Fox's Pizza Den 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
$101,800 - $236,250
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$200,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
- $25,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
$400/mo.
Term of Agreement Information Circle
5 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 Fox's Pizza Den offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing Fox's Pizza Den has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

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 80 hours
Classroom Training 40 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
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
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022