Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs

Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs

Pizza, subs, bread, wings, salads, desserts
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Units as of 2020
531 (17 lost in 3 years)
3.2%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#415 Ranked #233 last year
Initial investment
$228K - $555K

Company Overview

In 1973, James Hearn converted a 1,000-square-foot hamburger shop in Taylor, Michigan, into a carry-out and delivery pizzeria called Hungry Howie's. Steven Jackson, currently president of Hungry Howie's, began his career delivering pizza for Hearn. In 1976, he approached Hearn about becoming partners and opening a second Hungry Howie's location in Southgate, Michigan. The partners awarded their first Hungry Howie's franchise in Auburn Hills, Michigan, in 1983. The company offers Flavored Crust pizzas in eight varieties, oven-baked calzones, chicken wings, bread and salads.

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About Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Pizza
Founded
1973
Parent Company
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs Inc.
Leadership
Steven Jackson, President/CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1982 (39 years)
# of employees at HQ
35
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
531 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
30300 Stephenson Hwy., #200
Madison Heights, MI 48071

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs 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
$25,000
Initial Investment
$228,311 - $555,315
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
50% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
7%
Term of Agreement
10 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.

Third Party Financing
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs 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
145 hours
Classroom Training
30 hours
Additional Training
Regional seminars
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
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
# of employees required to run
10
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #415

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #133

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Updated: February 8th, 2021
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