Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Franchise For Sale - Restaurant

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Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Franchise Opportunities


KFC, also known as Kentucky Fried Chicken, is an American fast food restaurant chain that specializes in fried chicken. KFC was one of the first American fast food chains to expand internationally, opening outlets in Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Jamaica by the mid-1960s. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, it is the world's second-largest restaurant chain (as measured by sales) after McDonald's, with almost 20,000 locations globally in 123 countries and territories as of December 2015.

How much does KFC franchise cost?

KFC has the franchise fee of up to $45,000, with total initial investment range of $1,442,550 to $2,771,500.

Initial investments: $1,442,550 - $2,771,500
Net-worth Requirement: $1,500,000
Liquid Cash Requirement: $750,000

Name of FeeLowHigh
Application & Background Check Fee (per person)$300$500
Deposit Fee$20,000$20,000
Option Fee$25,000$25,000
Training Expenses$7,000$10,000
Permits, Licenses, and Security Deposits$50,000$100,000
Real Property$400,000$1,100,000
Building & Site Costs$534,000$930,000
Equipment, Signage, and Décor, POS & MERIT$329,000$476,000
Start-up Inventory$10,000$10,000
Grand Opening Expense$5,000$5,000
Insurance$7,250$10,050
Miscellaneous Costs$5,000$10,000
Additional Funds$50,000$75,000
Total Estimated Expenditure$1,442,550$2,771,550

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee: $45,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Ad Royalty Fee: $5%

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Support Options

On-The-Job Training: 6 weeks
Classroom Training: 2 days

The KFC regions of the presence: en.wikipedia.org
KFC Franchise Info: www.kfcfranchise.com
KFC Consumer Reviews: www.consumeraffairs.com/food/kfc.html

KFC website: www.kfc.com

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Other fees for KFC Franchise

Type of FeeAmount
Royalty4%-5% of Gross Revenue or a minimum of $1,260, whichever is greater, per month (minimum fee subject to adjustment based upon the Consumer Price Index)
National Co-op4.5% of gross revenues
Renewal, if applicable$8,400 (subject to adjustment based upon the Consumer Price Index)
Transfer to an Existing KFC LLC Franchisee$4,200 for the first Outlet and $2,100 for each additional Outlet in the same transaction
Transfer to a New KFC LLC Franchisee$8,400 for the first Outlet and $4,200 for each additional Outlet in the same transaction
AuditEntire cost of audit, including expenses of auditing personnel
Additional Refresh/Training$3,000
Costs, expenses and attorneys' feesWill vary
IndemnificationWill vary
Late royalty payments1.5% per month
Restaurant Operations Compliance Check – comprised of two categories: (1) Food Safety Compliance Check and (2) Brand Standards Compliance Check re-evaluationUp to $282.50 per re-evaluation
Support Services and Software Maintenance for KFCLLC's MERIT System$173.15 per unit/per month
One System Fund Fee$180 per Outlet/per month (plus applicable tax and shipping) (reoccurring payments)
  • Starting investments from:
    1 442 550 $
  • Company type:
    Restaurant
  • Company foundation year
    1930
  • Year of launching the franchise
    1952
  • Franchise enterprises (2017):
    20,826
  • Corporate Address:
    1441 Gardiner Ln. Louisville, KY 40213, USA
  • Units in USA:
    4230+
  • Units in The United Kingdom:
    840+
  • Units in India:
    370+
  • Units in Indonesia:
    465+
  • Units in Australia:
    650+
  • Units in New Zealand:
    100+
  • Units in Japan:
    1180+
  • Units in Thailand:
    531+
  • Units in Mexico:
    320+
  • Units in Egypt:
    156+
  • Units in Pakistan:
    80+
  • Units in Saudi Arabia:
    230+
  • Units in Philippines:
    237+
  • Units in Kenya:
    17+
  • Units in Ghana:
    15+
  • Units in Malawi:
    2+
  • Units in Nigeria:
    27+
  • Units in Namibia:
    18+
  • Units in South Africa:
    884+
  • Units in Ireland:
    40+
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