Gloria Jean's Coffees

Gloria Jean's Coffees

Specialty coffee
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Ranked #392 last year
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Initial investment
$173K - $473K
Units as of 2019
859 0.2% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Gloria Jean's Coffees

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Coffee
Founded
1979
Parent Company
Retail Food Group
Leadership
Sam Ferreira, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1986 (35 years)
# of employees at HQ
24
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
859 (as of 2019)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
14071 Stage Rd.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Gloria Jean's Coffees 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
$15,000 - $25,000
Initial Investment
$173,150 - $473,000
Net Worth Requirement
$200,000 - $350,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
Up to 10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

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

Third Party Financing
Gloria Jean's Coffees has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, 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
80 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Marketing Support
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?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #190

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Updated: February 8th, 2021