Fox's Pizza Den

Initial Investment

LOW: $129,550
HIGH: $228,050

Change in Units

-4.8% -12 UNITS (1 Year)
-10.0% -25 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile



Franchising Since

1974 (42 Years)

Corporate Address

4425 William Penn Hwy. Murrysville, PA 15668


James Fox

Parent Company

Fox's Pizza Den Inc.

About Fox's Pizza Den

Jim Fox started working with pizza when he was 12, hanging around a local pizza shop filling soda machines and folding pizza boxes. In 1971, at age 24, he started Fox's Pizza Den in Pitcairn, Pennsylvania. With $500, a rented storeroom and a few pieces of used equipment (rescued from a snow-covered Pittsburgh scrap yard), he began to build his empire. In 1973, Fox's Pizza Den started offering home delivery. In addition to pizza, Fox's offers stromboli, hoagies and wedgies (a sandwich served on pizza crust). Jim Fox assisted with Carnegie Mellon University's robotic team in developing the country's first pizza-making robot to help the physically disabled own and operate their own shops.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$129,550 - $228,050

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee


Ongoing Royalty Fee


Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 136

Lowest Rank: 389

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
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Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 7 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 10

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Updated: October 5th, 2016

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