Dunkin' Franchise

Doughnut shop

In 1946, Bill Rosenberg established Industrial Luncheon Services, an organization that conveyed suppers and snacks to specialists in the Boston region. The accomplishment of Industrial Luncheon Services persuaded Rosenberg to begin The Open Kettle, a donut shop in Quincy, Massachusetts. After two years, The Open Kettle changed its name to Dunkin' Donuts.

Today, Dunkin' Donuts stores can be found in more than 32 nations, and they serve 70 assortments of doughnuts, alongside hot and cool espresso drinks, bagels, breakfast sandwiches and other heated products. Dunkin' Donuts parent organization, Dunkin' Brands Inc., additionally establishments Baskin-Robbins, and the two ideas are once in a while co-branded.

September of 2018
Dunkin' Donuts rebranded to just Dunkin' .

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#1 in Franchise 500 for 2020
#2 in Franchise 500 for 2021

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How much does it cost to open a Dunkin' Franchise?

The investment required to open a Dunkin' Franchise is between $199,700-$1,688,200. There is an initial franchise fee of $40,000-$90,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Dunkin' name.

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When did the first Dunkin' open? 1950
When did Dunkin' start Franchising? 1955

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

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

Other Financing Source(s): Construction, remodeling, leasehold improve.

Prior to opening your first Restaurant, you (one person) must attend a 3-day franchise business course conducted throughout the year in the Boston, Massachusetts, area. Following completion of that course, both the franchisee candidate and a designated representative must complete the Dunkin' Donuts Core Initial Training program, which includes classroom/instructional time that may be held at Dunkin' Brands University in Braintree, Massachusetts, or Orlando, Florida, or in a designated training Restaurant. Some of our required classes are only offered on the Internet as web-based training.

On-The-Job Training: 244-354 hours
Classroom Training: 45-54 hours

Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform

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

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 Dunkin' 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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    Canton, MA


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