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KFC Franchise Review

KFC is graded based on our most recent research.

Franchise Facts

How much does a KFC franchise cost?

KFC has a franchise fee of up to $45,000, with a total initial investment range of $1,008,600 to $2,771,550.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $45,000
  • Total Investment: $1,008,600 to $2,771,550
  • Working Capital: $50,000 to $75,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a KFC franchise make?

As with any business, profits from a KFC 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 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 3969 franchised KFC locations in the USA.

Are there any KFC franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2020 FDD data, KFC has franchise locations in 48 states plus DC. The largest region is the South with 1750 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2020

KFC Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$1,008,600 - $2,771,550
Franchise Fee
$45,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
N/A
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2012
4377
2019
3969
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
5.0%
Ad Fees
4.5%
# of Franchised Outlets
3969

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 252 hours. This includes 12 hours of classroom training and 240 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 240
Classroom 12
Total 252

Do they offer Territory Rights?

KFC offers territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

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

Do they use public figures to promote their franchise?

Yes, unlock to find out which public figures are used to promote this franchise.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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