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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$310K - $616K
Units as of 2020
19 90.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Jon Smith Subs

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Submarine Sandwiches, Sandwiches
Founded
1988
Parent Company
United Franchise Group
Leadership
Jim Butler, Brand President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2007 (14 years)
# of employees at HQ
234
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
19 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
2121 Vista Pkwy.
West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Jon Smith 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
$39,500
Initial Investment
$309,500 - $615,790
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
35 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
Jon Smith Subs has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 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
126.5 hours
Classroom Training
38.5 hours
Additional Training
At existing store
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
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
15
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021