Pretzelmaker
Pretzels

Pretzelmaker
Pretzels

About
Founded

1991

Franchising Since

1992 (27 Years)

Corporate Address

5555 Glenridge Connector, #850
Atlanta, GA 30342

CEO

Chris Dull

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$216,200 - $343,000

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.5%

Financing Options
Veteran Incentives

25% off first-store franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

23.5 hours

Classroom Training:

35.5 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Bio
Jeffrey Trip opened Pretzelvania in 1991, but the company's name was soon changed to Pretzelmaker for the purpose of franchising. In 2010, Pretzelmaker was merged with Pretzel Time, another company started in 1991 (originally under the name Mr. Pretzel). Pretzelmaker stores sell flavored hot pretzels, pretzel-wrapped hot dogs, lemonades and blended drinks. Pretzelmaker is part of Global Franchise Group, which also franchises Great American Cookies, MaggieMoo's and Marble Slab Creamery.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $216,200 High - $343,000
Units
-4.7%-13 UNITS (1 Year) -10.2%-30 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Central America, Philippines, South America
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 12th, 2019