A Business You'll Love

As we rise, you shine.

Auntie Anne’s® is looking for people with a passion for business, matched by their desire to deliver the highest-quality customer service and hospitality. Candidates should have:

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Business Experience
(Restaurant Experience Preferred)
Money
$100K+ Liquid Capital
$300K Net Worth
People
People Skills
Connected to the Community
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Philanthropic Values

ESTIMATED INITIAL INVESTMENT: AUNTIE ANNE’S® STORE

TYPE OF EXPENDITURELOWHIGH
Initial Franchise Fee$30,000
Real Estate*Variable
Leasehold Improvements, Furniture & Fixtures$90,000$185,000
Equipment & Smallwares$35,000$45,000
Business Permits and Licenses$175$600
Initial Inventory$3,300$4,000
Insurance$2,000$10,000
Training Costs$1,000$7,500
Grand Opening Advertising$1,000$5,000
Signage$4,000$12,000
Office Equipment and Supplies$13,000$25,000
Professional Fees$5,000$10,000
Additional Funds (3 months)$15,000$51,000
Total$199,475$385,100

*See Item 7 of our April 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document for more details about these estimates. Your actual investment and expenditures may vary considerably from the estimates shown, depending on many factors.

Here are the steps to becoming a Franchise Owner.

Our Franchise Leadership Team will guide you through the process from initial investment to your grand opening. Then, we will continue to provide expert advice and support to you on a regular basis.

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Introduction / Exploration

Discussions with Franchise Development Team and review of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

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Application

Complete the application and review the FDD.

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Focus Day

Visit the Support Center in Lancaster or Atlanta. Meet the Brand Team and learn in detail about FOCUS Brands® support.

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Franchise Agreement

After a visit to the support center and approval of the application, FOCUS Development Team will send the Franchise Agreement for review and execution.

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Site Selection & Construction

With help from the FOCUS Real Estate Team, you will secure the final deal terms, LOI or lease for an approved location.

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Training

Visit Lancaster or Atlanta for operations and leadership training. The Training Team will also visit your bakery leading up to the opening date.

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Open Your Store!

Coordinate grand opening event, employee training, and location outreach.

The unit level economics are there. 
The numbers prove this concept out. -Luis San Miguel, Owner of 40 Location
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