Wingstop Franchise

Chicken wings restaurant and takeout


In response to the increasing popularity of buffalo-style chicken wings, Antonio Swad founded Wingstop in 1994. In 1998, the privately owned company began franchising. It has more than 19 stores in operation, with several others in development throughout the southern United States. Wingstop is based in Garland, Texas.

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How much does it cost to open a Wingstop Franchise?

The investment required to open a Wingstop Franchise is between $303,176-$922,930. There is an initial franchise fee of $12,500-$20,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Wingstop name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $303,176-$922,930
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $12,500-$20,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    5%
  • Advertising Fee:
    N/A
  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years


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Wingstop News & Press Releases

When did the first Wingstop open? 1994
When did Wingstop start Franchising? 1998

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 225 0 0 6
2004 200 0 0 6
2003 113 0 0 2
2002 65 0 0 2
2001 31 0 0 1
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

Third Party Financing Source(s): the SBA

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

Marketing
Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising

20% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 8 - 10

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (95% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • Your income potential as a Wingstop 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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    Wingstop

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    Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
    5501 LBJ Fwy., 5th
    Dallas, TX
    75240

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