Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company Franchises Review


Franchise Facts

The operation of a retail shop selling the exclusive line of Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Company products and a variety of fresh and packaged gourmet nuts, snack foods, beverages, gifts and fundraising items.

How much does a Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company franchise cost?

Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company has a franchise fee of up to $28,000, with a total initial investment range of $158,500 to $339,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $28,000
  • Total Investment: $158,500 to $339,000
  • Working Capital: $15,000 to $30,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6%

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 Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company franchise make?

As with any business, profits from a Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company 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 2015 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 0 franchised Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company locations in the USA.

Are there any Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2015 FDD data, Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company has franchise locations in 0 states. The largest region is the West with 0 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2015

Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!
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Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$158,500 - $339,000
Franchise Fee

Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
7 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
Ongoing Fees
Ad Fees
# of Franchised Outlets


Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 80 hours. This includes 19 hours of classroom training and 61 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 61
Classroom 19
Total 80

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company 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 2012. The average Specialty Food Store franchise began franchising in 2009.

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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