Franchise Facts

Auntie Anne's is a retail offering fresh baked soft pretzels, lemonade and related products and services.

How much does an Auntie Anne's franchise cost?

Auntie Anne's has a franchise fee of up to $30,000, with a total initial investment range of $199,475 to $385,100.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $5,000 to $30,000
  • Total Investment: $199,475 to $385,100
  • Working Capital: $15,000 to $51,000
  • Royalty Fee: 7%

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How much does an Auntie Anne's franchise make?

Franchise profits depend on a number of variables, including local demand for your product, labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other factors. Typically, franchise profits are proportionate to the size of investment. We can help you figure out how much money you can make by reviewing your personal situation. Please unlock this franchise for more information.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 1225 franchised Auntie Anne's locations in the USA.

Are there any Auntie Anne's franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2018 FDD data, Auntie Anne's has franchise locations in 48 states plus DC. The largest region is the South with 481 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2018

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Auntie Anne's Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$199,475 - $385,100
Franchise Fee

$5,000 - $30,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
20 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
761
2017
1225
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
7.0%
Ad Fees
1.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

885

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 108 hours. This includes 44 hours of classroom training and 64 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 64
Classroom 44
Total 108

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Auntie Anne's does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they provide Veteran or First Responder Discounts?

Yes, unlock to find out the amount of the discount.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1991. The average Coffee, Bakery and Snacks franchise began franchising in 2006.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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