Potbelly Sandwich Shop
#131 Franchise 500| Toasted sandwiches

Potbelly Sandwich Shop
Toasted sandwiches

About
Founded

1977

Franchising Since

2009 (11 Years)

Corporate Address

111 N. Canal St., #850
Chicago, IL 60606

Leadership

Alan Johnson, CEO

Ticker Symbol

PBPB

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$534,950 - $874,000

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$200,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

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

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

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

On-The-Job Training:

355 hours

Classroom Training:

80 hours

Potbelly Sandwich Shop is ranked #131 in the Franchise 500!
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $534,950 High - $874,000
Units
-0.6%-3 UNITS (1 Year) +15.4%+65 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

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Updated: September 13th, 2019