Tubby's Sub Shops Franchise

Grilled submarine sandwiches

Founder Richard Paganes opened the first Tubby's Sub Shop in 1968 in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. The company began franchising in 1978 and has locations in the Midwest and southeastern United States. Tubby's Sub Shop, which began as a family-owned and -operated business, is now public and is based in Roseville, Michigan.

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How much does it cost to open a Tubby's Sub Shops Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Tubby's Sub Shops Franchise is between $112,900-$293,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $17,500-$20,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Tubby's Sub Shops name.

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When did the first Tubby's Sub Shops open? 1968
When did Tubby's Sub Shops start Franchising? 1978

United States: Florida, Michigan, Ohio

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

On-The-Job Training: 92 hours
Classroom Training: 28 hours
Additional Training: Company store

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20% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3 - 4

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

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Tubby's Sub Shops 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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Tubby's Sub Shops

Tubby's Sub Shops

Tubby's Sub Shops
30551 Edison Dr., #A
Roseville, MI


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