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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#340 Ranked #220 last year
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Initial investment
$438K - $631K
Units as of 2021
390 0.5% over 3 years

Company Overview

Brothers Eugene and John Jetts opened the first Jet's Pizza in Sterling Heights, Michigan, in 1978. Franchising began in 1990. Each locations offers pizzas-- including Jet's signature deep-dish square pizza-- submarine sandwiches, salads and sides.

About Jet's Pizza

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Pizza
Founded
1978
Parent Company
Jet's America Inc.
Leadership
John Jetts, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1990 (31 years)
# of employees at HQ
35
# of Units
390 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
37501 Mound Rd.
Sterling Heights, MI 48310

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Jet's Pizza 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
$437,500 - $631,000
Net Worth Requirement
$350,000
Cash Requirement
$250,000
Veteran Incentives
50% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
10%
Ad Royalty Fee
to 1%
Term of Agreement
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
Jet's Pizza 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
300 hours
Classroom Training
20 hours
Additional Training
Jet's Pizza University
Ongoing Support
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
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
20-25
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #340

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #127

Top Franchises for Veterans

Ranked #8 in Pizza

Top Food Franchises

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Updated: February 8th, 2021