Blimpie Subs & Salads

The Blimpie Subs & Salads franchise is a sandwich shop concept that provides quality deli subs in a fun environment. The sub franchise was founded in 1964 and began franchising in 1970. Since that time, it has expanded to hundreds of locations across the U.S. International investors who are looking to bring Blimpie Subs & Salad to their country have the opportunity to become a master franchisee. Veterans are also incentivized to invest in the brand with a 10% discount of the initial franchise fee. Blimpie is part of the Kahala Brands umbrella of restaurant brands, which means great support and training. Your initial investment is between $74,780 - $422,200, which is based on the size of your Blimpie location. 

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Background

For the past decade, the sub shop industry has been steadily growing. Today, the industry is estimated to be worth $23 billion. If you an entrepreneur who wants to cash in on this booming industry, look no further than the Blimpie Subs & Salads franchise. The brand is a sub sandwich shop concept that provides quality deli subs in a fun environment. The sub franchise was founded in 1964 by Peter DeCarlo, Anthony Conza, and Angelo Baldassare. The three friends decided that Hoboken, New Jersey, needed a sub shop. Blimpe began franchising in 1970. Since that time, it has expanded to hundreds of locations across the U.S. The brand is also looking to expand internationally. International investors who are looking to bring Blimpie Subs & Salad to their country, they have the opportunity to become a master franchisee. Veterans are also incentivized to invest in the brand with a 10% discount of the initial franchise fee. The ideal Blimpie franchise owner is passionate about customer service and providing a quality product. 
In terms of support and training, Blimpie will provide you with an initial training program leading up to your location's grand opening. This program will be broken down into classroom and on-the-job instruction. You will also be provided with marketing tools, site selection and buildout support, grand opening support, and ongoing training for your entire time with the franchise. This training is provided by Kahala Brands, an umbrella franchisor. Your initial investment is between $74,780 - $422,200, which is based on the size of your Blimpie Subs & Salads location. 

Company Details

Headquarters :Scottsdale, AZ 
Founded: 1964
First franchise: 1970
Canada: No
International: No
B2B: No
Home-based/mobile: No
Exclusive territory: Yes
Absentee ownership: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Blimpie Subs & Salads

The franchise will provide you with an initial training program leading up to your location's grand opening. This program will be broken down into classroom and on-the-job instruction. You will also be provided with marketing tools, site selection and buildout support, grand opening support, and ongoing training for your entire time with the franchise. This training is provided by Kahala Brands, an umbrella franchisor. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Blimpie Subs & Salads Franchise.

What does a Blimpie Subs & Salads Franchise Cost?

Blimpie Subs & Salads franchise fees for 2024:

Veterans incentive: Yes; 20% off franchise fee 
Initial Investment: $74,780 - $422,200
Royalty Fee: 6%
Net Worth Requirement: $250,000
Cash Requirement: $106,000
Net Worth Requirement: $250,000

Is Blimpie Subs & Salads a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Blimpie Subs & Salads is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Blimpie Subs & Salads a Home Based franchise?

No. Blimpie Subs & Salads is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Blimpie Subs & Salads Franchise Owners Make?

This information is not available. Blimpie Subs & Salads does not offer an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document.

Is Blimpie Subs & Salads a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Blimpie Subs & Salads is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Blimpie Subs & Salads Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Blimpie Subs & Salads franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Blimpie Subs & Salads Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Blimpie Subs & Salads franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Blimpie Subs & Salads Looking for International franchisees?

No. Blimpie Subs & Salads franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Blimpie Subs & Salads's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise

Yes

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

No

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Blimpie Subs & Salads Franchises for Sale

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