Best Pizza Franchise Opportunities in 2015
Tasty, classic, and lucrative, pizza franchises should definitely be considered if you want to open a food franchise. Pizza franchise opportunities are incredibly fast-growing, and are definitely not going to leave American’s diets any time soon. (Imagine your life without pizza!) To get you started, we’ve listed some of the best pizza franchises below, so you can start comparing your options today.
Pizza Franchise Opportunities in the USA
It seems like, not too long ago, the only really big pizza franchises out there were Pizza Hut, Dominoes, Little Caesars, and Papa Johns. These franchises have certainly continued massive growth across the USA, but it turns out that there are lots of different pizza franchises that are expanding these days.
Take a look at the top 40 pizza companies by the number of locations, courtesy of PizzaToday:
The Top Pizza Franchises
- Liquid Capital Required: $100,000
- Net Worth Required: $400,000
- Investment: $246,995 - $333,795
- Liquid Capital Required: $75,000
- Net Worth Required: $150,000
- Investment: $12,000 - $75,000
- Liquid Capital Required: $44,000
- Net Worth Required: $250,000
- Investment: $219,750 - $454,000
4. Buck’s Pizza
- Liquid Capital Required: $50,000
- Net Worth Required: $50,000
- Investment: $160,000 - $340,000
You can also learn more about the pizza franchise industry as a whole by checking out our pizza industry report.
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Big Sandwiches Equal Big Profits at Potbelly's Sandwich Works
The Potbelly’s train is firing on all cylinders and has successfully penetrated the uber-competitive fast casual sandwich sector. Potbelly sells a basic sub (PBJ, Pizza, etc) with relevant options (health, supremes) and offers an awesome dining experience. Their main target demographic is the lunch market, and their lunch lines are often out the door. Their menu includes soups, shakes and salads in addition to subs and the old-wood decor and live music make for a warm, neighborhood feel. Atmosphere is only the beginning though. Their products are well-crafted and satisfying. The quality of their ingredients is a cut above, yet price remains similar to that of their competition.
Financing the Acquisition
Financing the acquisition of a franchise is not a slight affair, as with the legal fees, the initial fee, allocation for resource acquisition and various other expenses the cost raises significantly. Therefore financing often becomes mandatory in that situation. Mostly people concentrate on third party financing where they seek out investors and other debt or equity lenders for their financial needs. However, two of the most overlooked options are:
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