Pretzelmaker Franchise Review

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How much does a Pretzelmaker franchise cost?

Pretzelmaker has a franchise fee of up to $25,000, with a total initial investment range of $35,000 to $327,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $5,000 to $25,000
  • Total Investment: $35,000 to $327,000
  • Working Capital: $1,000 to $12,000
  • Royalty Fee: 7%

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How much does a Pretzelmaker franchise make?

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

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 204 franchised Pretzelmaker locations in the USA.

Are there any Pretzelmaker franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2017 FDD data, Pretzelmaker has franchise locations in 41 states. The largest region is the South with 78 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2017

Pretzelmaker is graded based on our most recent research.

Pretzelmaker Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$35,000 - $327,000
Franchise Fee

$5,000 - $25,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
205
2017
205
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
7.0%
Ad Fees
1.5%
# of Franchised Outlets

236

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 59 hours. This includes 35 hours of classroom training and 23 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 23
Classroom 35
Total 59

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Pretzelmaker 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 2008. 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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