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Initial investment
$198K - $390K
Units as of 2021
7 133.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Summit Coffee Co.

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Coffee
Founded
1998
Parent Company
Summit Coffee Holdings LLC
Leadership
Brian Helfrich, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2020 (2 years)
# of employees at HQ
13
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
7 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
18635 Starcreek Dr., #A
Cornelius, NC 28031

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Summit Coffee Co. 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
$29,500
Initial Investment
$198,000 - $389,500
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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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
40 hours
Classroom Training
45 hours
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
8-12
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: February 8th, 2021