Applebee's Franchise

Casual dining restaurant


Applebee's is the largest casual dining chain in the world with sales of $4.7 billion in 2006. Already the business staple of friendly casual dining, Applebee's is pursuing expansion opportunities, and is looking for individuals/firms with a serious interest in developing our successful brand internationally.

For years Applebee's has embraced neighborhood culture, providing high-quality food and drinks in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Compared to the competition, Applebee's consistently delivers food to the consumer faster as well as more affordably. We plan to take this same mantra abroad, creating a warm, inviting dining experience designed around location-specific demographics and customer preference information.

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How much does it cost to open a Applebee's Franchise?

The investment required to open a Applebee's Franchise is between $1,996,600-$6,848,400. There is an initial franchise fee of $35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Applebee's name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $1,996,600-$6,848,400
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $35,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    4% initially, 5% possible after
  • Advertising Fee:
    not less than 4%


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When did the first Applebee's open? 1980
When did Applebee's start Franchising? 0

United States: Nationwide

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Applebee's 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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Applebee's

Applebee's

Applebee's International, Inc.
11201 Renner Blvd.
Lenexa, KS
66219

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