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Potbelly Sandwich Shop
#269 Franchise 500| Toasted sandwiches

Potbelly Sandwich Shop
Toasted sandwiches



Franchising Since

2009 (9 Years)

Corporate Address

222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 23rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60654


Mike Coyne

Ticker Symbol


Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$564,050 - $782,700

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee

to 4%

Financing Options

Potbelly Sandwich Shop has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops



Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Social media


Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

355 hours

Classroom Training:

80 hours

Potbelly Sandwich Shop is ranked #269 in the Franchise 500!
Initial Investment: Low - $564,050 High - $782,700
+13.2%+56 UNITS (1 Year)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: November 1st, 2017