Krispy Kreme Franchise For Sale - Doughnuts And Coffee Store

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Krispy Kreme Franchise Opportunities

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a branded retailer and wholesaler of doughnuts, coffee and other complementary beverages, and treats and packaged sweets. The company operates through four segments: Company Stores, Domestic Franchise, International Franchise, and KK Supply Chain. It owns and franchises Krispy Kreme stores. As of August 01, 2018, the company operated approximately 1,400 retail shops in 32 countries.
It also produces doughnut mixes and doughnut-making equipment. The company was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

How much does Krispy Kreme franchise cost?

Krispy Kreme has the franchise fee of up to $25,000, with total initial investment range of $275,000 to $1,911,250.

Initial investments: $275,000 - $1,911,250
Liquid Cash Requirement: $300,000 - $3,000,000

Krispy Kreme Initial Investment

Name of Fee Low High
Development Fee (per Fresh Shop) $12,500 $25,000
Initial Franchise Fee (per Fresh Shop) $12,500 $25,000
Real Estate and Improvements – 3 Months $8,000 $75,000
Construction Costs $250,000 $1,600,000
Equipment/Signage/Furniture/Fixtures $90,000 $230,000
Truck (per truck) N/A $50,000
Equipment and Displays for Authorized Off-Premises Sales (excluding truck costs) N/A $100,000
Initial Inventory $5,000 $50,000
Production Equipment N/A $380,000
Grand Opening Marketing Program $20,000 $45,000
Training Expenses $15,000 $50,000
Security Deposits and Other Pre-Paids $2,500 $20,000
Additional Funds (3 months) $25,000 $100,000
Krispy Kreme TOTAL$440,500$2,750,000

*The Krispy Kreme initial investment range covers from a Fresh Shop up to a Factory Store, including a Tunnel Oven Shop.

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee: $12,500 - $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4.5%
Ad Royalty Fee: 1.5%

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Support Options

On-The-Job Training: 65 days
Classroom Training: 15 days
Additional Training: At training stores

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Krispy Kreme Initial Investment for a Commissary Facility

Name of FeeLowHigh
Development Fee (per Commissary Facility)$25,000$25,000
Initial Franchise Fee (per Commissary Facility)$25,000$25,000
Real Estate and Improvements – 3 Months$20,000$75,000
Construction Costs$1,000,000$2,500,000
Truck (per truck) $25,000$50,000
Equipment and Displays for Authorized Off-Premises Sales (excluding truck costs)$90,000 $210,000
Initial Inventory $40,000$50,000
Production Equipment $175,000$760,000
Grand Opening Marketing Program$25,000$45,000
Training Expenses$45,000$50,000
Security Deposits and Other Pre-Paids$7,500$20,000
Additional Funds (3 months)$75,000$100,000
Krispy Kreme TOTAL$1,617,500$4,115,000

Other Fees

Type of FeeAmount
Royalties (Franchise Agreement only, except for Authorized Off-Premises Sales by a Commissary Facility)4.5% of Net Sales of the Store, including Fundraising Sales, and excluding any Authorized Off-Premises Sales. For any Authorized Off-Premises Sales by a Store or a Commissary Facility, 4.5% of Net Sales.
Transfer$5,000, plus any applicable transfer fee for any other agreements, as well as our costs and expenses (including legal and accounting fees) incurred in relation to the transfer.
Opening TermCost and expenses the franchisor’s opening team incurs in connection with the opening of the Store, other than travel, room and board and salaries, for which the franchisor is responsible.
Brand Fund (Franchise Agreement only, except for Authorized Off-Premises Sales by a Commissary)Up to a maximum of 2% of Net Sales.
Advertising Placement Fund (Franchise Agreement only, except for Authorized Off- Premises Sales by a Commissary)Up to a maximum of 1% of Net Sales.
Additional Copies of Advertising (Franchise Agreement only)Cost associated with providing additional copies of advertising materials.
Local Advertising Requirement (Franchise Agreement only)At least 2.5% of Net Sales.
Local and/or Regional Cooperatives (Franchise Agreement only)Up to 3% of Net Sales.
Required PurchasesVaries.
Management Development Fee$25,000 per hired employee.
Hosting Fee$150 per Store per month.
Maintenance Fee$150 per Store per month.
Additional Service Fee$65 per hour.
Systems FeeThe then-current fees (currently $0)
Replacement Fee for System Standards ManualsCurrently $1,000
Relocation FeeFee of $2,500 plus the franchisor’s expenses associated with the relocation of a Store or Commissary Facility.
Audit/Inspection ExpensesCost of audit or inspection, includes legal fees, accountants’ fees and travel expenses, room and board, per diem charges and other associated expenses.
Costs and Attorneys’ FeesVaries.
Training of Additional ManagersFranchisees must pay their managers’ wages, salaries, travel, room and board, and living expenses during training.
Additional or Special TrainingThe franchisor’s reasonable fee plus their managers’ wages, salaries, travel, room and board, and living expenses during training.
Interest on Late Payment1.5% per month or the highest rate of interest permitted by law, whichever is less.
Fees to Evaluate Proposed Alternative SuppliersThe franchisor’s reasonable costs and expenses.
Successor Fee$10,000
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