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Units as of 2020
59 (30 lost in 3 years)
50.8%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$349K - $582K

Company Overview

About Hot Dog on a Stick

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Hot Dogs
Founded
1946
Parent Company
Global Franchise Group
Leadership
Paul Damico, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1997 (24 years)
# of employees at HQ
64
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
59 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
5555 Glenridge Connector, #850
Atlanta, GA 30342

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Hot Dog on a Stick 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
$349,200 - $582,000
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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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
39.5 hours
Classroom Training
3 hours
Additional Training
At training store
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
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?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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