Franchise Facts

Cinnabon offers three different investment opportunities. These include both Full and Express Bakery and Express Bakery in a new Schlotzsky’s Restaurant franchisees. Cinnabon has a franchise fee that ranges between $7,500 to $30,000 and an initial investment range of $24,564 to 325,500. Cinnabon discloses revenues based on buildout type and geographic region. Cinnabon discloses Net Sales, COGS, Operating Expenses and Total Expenses. Cinnabon has grown from 514 franchisee locations in 2013 to 748 in 2015.

How much does a Cinnabon franchise cost?

Cinnabon has a franchise fee of up to $30,000, with a total initial investment range of $24,564 to $327,300.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $7,500 to $30,000
  • Total Investment: $24,564 to $327,300
  • Working Capital: $0 to $10,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6%

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How much does a Cinnabon franchise make?

As with any business, profits from a Cinnabon franchise depend on a variety of factors. Typically, profits are proportionate to the size of investment. Demand for your products, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a huge role in your bottom line. For system-specific data, unlock this franchise.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 880 franchised Cinnabon locations in the USA.

Are there any Cinnabon franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2016 FDD data, Cinnabon has franchise locations in 47 states. The largest region is the South with 449 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

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Cinnabon Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$24,564 - $327,300
Franchise Fee

$7,500 - $30,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
20 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
435
2017
880
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
6.0%
Ad Fees
1.5%
# of Franchised Outlets

514

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 163 hours. This includes 92 hours of classroom training and 71 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 71
Classroom 92
Total 163

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Cinnabon does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Cinnabon offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1990. The average Coffee, Bakery and Snacks franchise began franchising in 2007.

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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