Oil & Vinegar

Specialty food store
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$239K - $435K
Units as of 2014
92 43.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Oil & Vinegar

Industry
Food
Founded
1999
Leadership
Debbie Gokhan,

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1999 (22 years)
# of employees at HQ
3
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Europe (Western), Canada

# of Units
92 (as of 2014)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook
Corporate Address
2630 77th Ave. S.E., #314
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Oil & Vinegar 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
$239,000 - $435,000
Net Worth Requirement
$400,000
Cash Requirement
$80,000
Royalty Fee
5%
Term of Agreement
5 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.

In-House Financing
Oil & Vinegar offers in-house financing to cover the following: inventory
Third Party Financing
Oil & Vinegar has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

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
2 weeks
Classroom Training
1 week
Additional Training
At existing store
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
4
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021