Shipley Do-Nuts
#157 Franchise 500| Doughnuts, kolaches, pastries, coffee

About
Founded

1936

Franchising Since

1987 (33 Years)

Corporate Address

5200 N. Main
Houston, TX 77009

Leadership

Lawrence Shipley III, CEO

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$410,000 - $771,500

Net-worth Requirement

$600,000 - $750,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$200,000 - $250,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000 - $50,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Financing Options

Shipley Do-Nuts has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
equipment, payroll

Veteran Incentives

Varies

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

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

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

On-The-Job Training:

124 hours

Classroom Training:

20 hours

Number of Employees Required to Run:

10

Shipley Do-Nuts is ranked #157 in the Franchise 500!
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $410,000 High - $771,500
Units
+1.3%+4 UNITS (1 Year) -2.6%-8 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

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Updated: October 14th, 2019