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A successful franchise worth studying. Franchise startup costs $500k cash down, and total of $1-2M. 4% franchise fee monthly + facility rental fee.

  • Gross of USA McDonald's is $2.7M on average according to the article above. Net is $150k average (global?) - [1]
  • Interestingly, chick-fil-a accepts 80 of 20,000 applications per year, but has only a $10k franchise fee. It has a unique business culture.


  • Pros and cons of franchising - [2]
  • M&A and no money down techniques - [3]
  • 3000 franchises in USA generate $1T revenue in USA - [4]. That is 5% of GDP.