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Best Pizza Franchise Opportunities in 2015

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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:

Top 40 Pizza Chains in the U.S. by number of locations

The Top Pizza Franchises

1. Sarpino’s Pizzeria

  • Liquid Capital Required: $100,000
  • Net Worth Required: $400,000
  • Investment: $246,995 - $333,795

2. Tomasino’s Pizza

  • Liquid Capital Required: $75,000
  • Net Worth Required: $150,000
  • Investment: $12,000 - $75,000

3. Flippers Pizzeria

  • 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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Talking with Current Franchise Owners

Reading through a FDD is a key part of your research, but it can’t answer all the potential questions you might have about how it is to actually operate a given franchise. The best way to do this is actually to start talking to current franchisees. The best way is to this is to call or visit a franchisee, don’t just email them. You might need to be a bit persistent, but if you are then you can get all of your questions and concerns answered.

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