White Hen Pantry Franchise

Convenience store

White Hen Pantry Inc. was bought out by 7-Eleven
White Hen Pantry Inc. was founded in 1965 and began franchising that same year. The Elmhurst, Illinois-based company has more than 280 locations in the United States.

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How much does it cost to open a White Hen Pantry Franchise?

The investment required to open a White Hen Pantry Franchise is between $52,400-$225,200. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the White Hen Pantry name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years

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Touch Screen Ordering
Customers can build a better sandwich at White Hen Pantry, thanks to the convenience store chain’s new automated touch-screen ordering system. The easy-to-use touch-screen program allows White Hen customers to select the sandwich they want, down to the type of bread, desired condiments, beve...

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White Hen Launches New Polar Blends
White Hen Pantry, Inc., announced the launch of a new product line, Polar BlendsTM. Polar BlendsTM are a rich blended beverage available in nine varieties, which include smoothies, shakes, malts and mocha freeze, all of which are currently available in all Chicagoland White Hen stores. "Polar Bl...

White Hen Pantry Enters Into Master Franchise Agreement
Clark Retail Enterprises, Inc. announced a new growth strategy for building its White Hen Pantry brand. As a vehicle for creating a stronger presence in the New England area, White Hen Pantry, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Clark Retail Enterprises, Inc., has entered into an agreement with New E...

White Hen Pantry News & Press Releases

When did the first White Hen Pantry open? 1965
When did White Hen Pantry start Franchising? 1965

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2003 218 0 0 16
2002 277 0 0 18
2001 282 0 0 13
2000 288 0 0 2
1999 298 0 0 2

United States: Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire,

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

Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

10% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 10 - 15

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed.

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience

  • Your income potential as a White Hen Pantry Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.

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    3003 Butterfield Rd.
    Oak Brook, IL


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