Quick-service restaurant specializing in hot dogs, hamburgers and root beer
The investment required to open a A & W Restaurants Franchise is between $297,000-$707,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the A & W Restaurants name.
A&W Franchise Opportunity - Franchisee, Shamez Dosani
"We have a team dedicated to ensure our success." Question: Why did you choose to join A&W? What drew you to the franchise? Shamez Dosani: I had the good fortune of personally knowing an a&w franchisee. My good friend Alykhan Damji, his father and uncle all spoke very highly of the organizatio...
A&w Aims To Add 100 Restaurants In Thailand And Malaysia By 2015
A&W Restaurants has set ambitious expansion plans throughout Thailand and Malaysia, aiming to open 100 outlets in four years under the direction of licensee KUB Malaysia Berhad. According to the Bangkok Post, KUB has been an A&W franchisee in those two countries for 10 years. A&W has had a presen...
Q&a: Barry Westrum, Cmo Of Yum Brands' 640 A&w Restaurants
Barry Westrum, CMO of Yum Brands' 640 A&W Restaurants, discusses its recent campaign Q: In what channels did you launch the $3 Big Taste Meals campaign? A: It was designed for consumers looking for other options in their value meals. It's running on a broad spectrum, including a 15-second broa...
Yum! Brands Appoints Micky Pant President, Global Branding
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM - News) today announced the appointment of Micky Pant, 54, as President, Global Branding, a newly created position reporting directly to David C. Novak, Yum! Brands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Pant will also retain his position as Chief Marketing Officer for Yu...
A&w Rolls Out New Drive-ins
A&W Restaurants has announced that it will kick off its 90th anniversary celebration by announcing plans to open 15 state-of-the-art drive-ins in 2009 during the annual International Franchise Association (IFA) Convention, Feb. 14-17 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. The A&W brand is r...
Other Financing Source(s): A&W does not provide financing, but we have existing and strong relationships with Canada's leading lenders that will assist you in achieving your ideal financing arrangements.
Before your restaurant opens, we provide six weeks of intensive in-store training for you and, in some instances, your key management people. The training takes place at an established A&W restaurant, usually in the same province where the restaurant will be located. From being shown the secrets of battering and breading A&W's handmade onion rings, to learning detailed information about how to create an efficient operation and positive work environment, you'll gain the knowledge and the confidence to achieve success in your own restaurant.
The moment you become an A&W franchisee, you can expect complete and unrivaled support for your business and the A&W brand, all with the sole purpose of helping you to succeed.
As your A&W restaurant settles into its regular routine, A&W business managers provide ongoing guidance with operational aspects of your business such as staffing, cost management and local marketing. Our business managers are an extraordinarily experienced team of senior managers whose job is to help you succeed. You'll also be invited to attend regular regional meetings and national conventions, where you'll gain new knowledge and share ideas with senior management and other A&W franchisees. In no time, you'll become a part of our energetic, results-oriented A&W team.
With over 50 years of experience as a franchise company in Canada, we have learned that communication is a crucial element of any successful franchise organization. The A&W Xchange, a private intranet site developed exclusively for the use of A&W operators and Head Office personnel, provides an outstanding vehicle for daily, real-time communication within the A&W family. You will also have access to a toll-free line for use in contacting Head Office.
Internal standards boards and councils
Decisions about ongoing operating standards and menu content are conducted through our Standards Board, an executive body comprised of franchisees elected in their region and a number of senior corporate managers. In a similar way, decisions about advertising expenditures and national promotional programs are made by a group of elected franchisees and corporate personnel who serve on our National Advertising Advisory Council. These two bodies give strong evidence of how, by working together, we develop marketing and operational programs that will help grow your business.
Local store marketing is not just a catchphrase around the A&W family, but a way of life. Each restaurant is unique, and will have a marketing plan tailored to fit it. We understand that there is no one-size-fits-all approach.
The A&W Marketing Team and each restaurant's Franchise Growth Leader work one-on-one with Franchise Partners to help develop a marketing strategy, budget, and implementation tactics.
Franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses
Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed.
To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at A & W Restaurants 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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