KFC Franchise

Fast-food chicken restaurant

His recipe is still a secret, but more than 2 billion of Colonel Harland Sanders' 'finger lickin' good' chicken dinners are served annually in more than 82 countries around the world.

Nearly 50 years ago, Colonel Sanders set out to sell complete meals to time-strapped families, calling his home meal replacements 'Sunday Dinner, Seven Days a Week.' Acquired by PepsiCo in 1986, KFC is now a part of Yum! Brands Inc., which includes A&W, Long John Silver's, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

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How much does it cost to open a KFC Franchise?

The investment required to open a KFC Franchise is between $1,250,000-$2,530,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the KFC name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years
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When did the first KFC open? 1930
When did KFC start Franchising? 1952

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 4277 715 5275 2999
2004 4272 0 5768 2975
2003 4221 0 5462 2862
2002 4166 0 5136 2679
2001 3980 0 4865 2448

United States: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming,


Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Other Financing Source(s): 3rd-party financing available

Franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed.

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at KFC Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    1900 Colonel Sanders Ln.
    Louisville, KY


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