Duck Donuts

The Duck Donuts franchise is a chain of donut shops that sells donuts, coffee and ice cream across the U.S. Customers can't get enough of their fresh, made-to-order donuts! It was founded in the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Since awarding its first franchise in Williamsburg, Va., in 2013, the brand has grown to over 100 franchise locations. Franchise owners will find it to be an attractive franchise opportunity because they can be offered multi-unit development opportunities, non-traditional location and mobile unit options, and multiple revenue streams with events and catering. If this interests you, then you should consider investing in the Duck Donuts franchise. 

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Duck Donuts Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

In the U.S., donuts are a big business. Billions of donuts are sold annually. If you are looking to get your piece of the booming donut industry, then you should look into the Duck Donut franchise. It is a chain of donut shops that sells donuts, coffee and ice cream across the U.S. Customers can't get enough of their fresh, made-to-order donuts! It was founded in 2006 in the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Since awarding its first franchise in Williamsburg, Va., in 2013, the brand has grown to over 100 franchise locations. This is an attractive franchise opportunity because the franchise offered multi-unit development opportunities, non-traditional location and mobile unit options, and multiple revenue streams with events and catering. You also don't need to have any previous business experience as they will teach you everything that you need to know about the franchise. 
In terms of support and training, franchise owners can expect the franchise to send them an operational business consultant to help them with anything you need. As a franchise owner, you can also expect a five-day intensive course that will provide you with all the knowledge that you need to run the business successfully. This training will take place at the franchise's headquarters in Mechanicsburg, PA. You will also get marketing support and site selection assistance. It also has international locations in Dubi and Saudi Arabia. If you are looking to invest in a feel-good business that sells donuts, coffee, and more, then the Duck Donuts franchise could be for you.

Company Details

Headquarters: Mechanicsburg, PA
Founded: 2006
First franchise: 2013
Canada: No
International: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Duck Donuts

The franchise will send you an operational business consultant to help you with anything you need. You can also expect a five-day intensive course that will provide you with all the knowledge that you need to run the business successfully. This training will take place at the franchise's headquarters in Mechanicsburg, PA. You will also get marketing support and site selection assistance. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Duck Donuts Franchise.

What does a Duck Donuts Franchise Cost?

Duck Donuts franchise fees for 2022:

Financing Options: Yes
Cash Requirement: $150,000
Royalty fee: 5% 
Net Worth Requirement: $500,000
Initial Investment: $378,566 - $557,491

Is Duck Donuts a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Duck Donuts is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Duck Donuts a Home Based franchise?

No. Duck Donuts is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Duck Donuts Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Duck Donuts franchisees make. Duck Donuts offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Duck Donuts Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Duck Donuts franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Duck Donuts Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Duck Donuts franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Coffee, Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

Yes

Duck Donuts Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Duck Donuts franchises for sale. We may have Duck Donuts franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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