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Franchise: Dunkin' Donuts

Initial Investment
LOW:$228,620
HIGH: $1,691,200
Change in Units
+3.2% +373 UNITS (1 Year)
+10.3% +1118 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Training Onsite: 219-324 hours

Training at headquarters: 68-73 hours

About Dunkin' Donuts

In 1946, Bill Rosenberg founded Industrial Luncheon Services, a company that delivered meals and snacks to workers in the Boston area. The success of Industrial Luncheon Services convinced Rosenberg to start The Open Kettle, a doughnut shop in Quincy, Massachusetts. Two years later, The Open Kettle changed its name to Dunkin' Donuts.

Today, Dunkin' Donuts stores can be found in over 32 countries, and they serve 70 varieties of doughnuts, along with hot and cold coffee drinks, bagels, breakfast sandwiches and other baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts parent company, Dunkin' Brands Inc., also franchises Baskin-Robbins, and the two concepts are sometimes co-branded.

Founded

1950

Franchising Since

1955 (62 Years)

Corporate Address

130 Royall St. Canton, MA 02021

CEO

Nigel Travis

Parent Company

Dunkin' Brands

Ticker Symbol

Units (Locations)

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

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$228,620 - $1,691,200

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$125,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $90,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5.9%

Ad Royalty Fee

2-6%

Financing Options

Veteran Incentives


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Updated: September 16th, 2017

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