Blimpie Franchise

Quick-service sandwich shop

With the assistance of two companions and $2,500 in obtained start-up capital, Anthony Conza opened the primary Blimpie Subs and Salads area in Hoboken, New Jersey, in 1964. From that first store, Blimpie developed into a worldwide chain with eateries in shopping centers, malls, comfort stores, schools, sports fields, doctor's facilities and games fields. Every area serves an assortment of hot and icy subs, wraps, servings of mixed greens and soups. Blimpie International Inc. likewise claims Pasta Central, Maui Tacos and Smoothie Island. The organization is exchanged on the AMEX under the BLM symbol

.Bigger. Better. Blimpie.™

Shop meats and cheeses cut crisp to arrange. Natively constructed bread. New, tasty fixings. There's a reason our clients have been returning over and over since 1964. Blimpie's franchisees basically make greater and preferable sandwiches over some other sub shop in the classification. 

For franchisees, Blimpie conveys more than simply incredible sandwiches. Our group gives the experience and skill important to help franchisees develop their business. Our parent organization, Kahala Brands, guarantees each Blimpie franchisee is bolstered by a portion of the best personalities in diversifying. Kahala's official group is in charge of propelling more than 2,000 establishment stores for many eatery brands, including Cold Stone Creamery®, TacoTime® and Planet Smoothie®. Also, devoted Kahala workers who are specialists in their field are relegated to lead showcasing, land, operations and preparing endeavors for each Kahala mark, including Blimpie

Today, Blimpie is preferably situated over ever before with: 

A straightforward plan of action with enduring backing 

A fresh out of the box new in-store plan custom-worked for the present day, quick easygoing client 

Diversion changing consumer loyalty programs 

World-class establishment advancement administrations 

An accomplished, franchisee-centered administration group 

National brand acknowledgment 

What's more, the direction expected to help manage franchisees toward way of life and money related objectives 

Blimpie is the main sub establishment that offers franchisees the chance to dispatch a reasonable establishment business with a brand name that has been connected with the best, crisp cut subs available for over 50 years. 

Truth be told, we'd jump at the chance to begin furnishing YOU with the data you have to survey to settle on a shrewd choice about your entrepreneurial future. If you don't mind set aside some opportunity to completely investigate the data made accessible to you on this site and call us to begin on building your own one of a kind Bigger, Better, Blimpie!.
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How much does it cost to open a Blimpie Franchise?

The investment required to open a Blimpie Franchise is between $74,780-$422,200. There is an initial franchise fee of $11,900-$19,900 which grants you the license to run a business under the Blimpie name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years

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When did the first Blimpie open? 1964
When did Blimpie start Franchising? 1970

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

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

K-Tec is a 5-day training all Kahala franchisees receive and is the companion to brand specific in-store training. It introduces participants to the Kahala culture, level of support provided, and the roles and responsibilities for supporting franchisee and franchisor success. It provides exposure to basic business concepts such as customer service, profitability, quality assurance, inventory, purchasing and distribution, and more.
On-The-Job Training: 80 hours
Classroom Training: 40 hours

Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform

Co-op Advertising
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social media
Website development
Email marketing
Loyalty program/app

10% of all franchisees own more than one unit

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

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (90% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Blimpie 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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