J.J. Bakery is a California bakery chain that caters to a predominately Asian customer base. While J.J. Bakery sells high quality baked goods typically found in bakeries like breads, cakes, muffins, cookies, pastries, and other assorted desserts, the store also sells lunch items like salads, sandwiches, and drinks. Asian items, or items prepared in an Asian style, are also prepared in these stores to appeal to the clientele. J.J. Bakery attempts to differentiate itself from other bakeries and coffee shops by providing unique flavors, fresh goods, and terrific employees who offer top notch customer service.
Full Franchise Information
Absentee ownership is not permitted, franchisees are excepted to manage their J.J. Bakery location full time. Although J.J. Bakery will not assist its franchisees with funding, it does provide thorough training for running the bakery and participate in the location selection process. The ideal J.J. Bakery location is in a 1,000 to 2,000 square foot space situated in a mall, shopping plaza, or office building with a lot of pedestrian (or vehicular) traffic.
J.J. Bakery Franchise Opportunities - History
Alana Lee and Irene Wu opened the first J.J. Bakery in Hacidenda Heights, California in 1996. The single bakery soon spread to nearby communities, and in 2003 became a franchise.
J.J. Bakery Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / J.J. Bakery Franchise Income
J.J. Bakery has a franchise fee of $8,000 for a five year renewable contract, though the total initial investment tends to cost about $300,000. Franchisees must also pay an ongoing royalty fee of $800 per month, plus a $1,000 advertising fee.
J.J. Bakery Business Opportunities: Other Information
From the point of signing a franchise agreement, J.J. Bakeries tend to be opened between three to six months later. J.J. Bakery provides its franchisees with an exclusive territory of a five mile radius (with exceptions for areas of high population density). Should J.J. Bakery want to put another location within this territory, the original owner will have the option of buying the franchise.