Groucho's Deli
Subs, salads, sauces

Groucho's Deli
Subs, salads, sauces

About
Founded

1941

Franchising Since

2001 (19 Years)

Corporate Address

611 Harden St.
Columbia, SC 29205

Leadership

Bruce Miller, CEO

Parent Company

Groucho's Franchise Systems LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$103,913 - $592,028

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$60,000 - $150,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$18,000 - $28,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

229-309 hours

Classroom Training:

49 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

12

Bio
Harold "Groucho" Miller came to Columbia, South Carolina in 1941 and opened the first Groucho's Deli, selling his original recipes for potato salad, cole slaw and salad and sandwich dressings such as "Formula 45 Sauce" (a recipe perfected in 1945). The company began franchising 60 years later, expanding throughout the Southeastern U.S.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $103,913 High - $592,028
Units
+2.9%+0 UNITS (1 Year) +6.3%+2 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

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Updated: September 30th, 2019