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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$395K - $1.5M
Units as of 2020
42 2.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Russo's New York Pizzeria

Industry
Food
Founded
1994
Leadership
Anthony Russo, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1998 (23 years)
# of employees at HQ
14
# of Units
42 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
5727 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77057

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Russo's New York Pizzeria 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
$35,500
Initial Investment
$395,000 - $1,491,000
Net Worth Requirement
$550,000
Cash Requirement
$250,000
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
to 2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Russo's New York Pizzeria has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

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
2 weeks
Classroom Training
6 weeks
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021