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2 /10
Higher than 85% of peers
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Lower than 19% of peers

Franchise Summary

Doc Popcorn businesses provide popcorn and related items including soft drinks, bottled water, and other products to the general public. Doc Popcorn franchises may be operated from mobile units, kiosks and retail stores.
Company Background
Doc Popcorn is a snack food company that sells popcorn and other related products. They provide their services to the general public through mobile, kiosk, and retail stores. The company's goal is to make people happy by providing them with delicious snacks such as Doc Popcorn.
Franchise Opportunity
The popcorn industry is a $1.5 billion dollar market with the top brands selling for over $100 million in revenue. It's hard to compete with these big names, but Doc Popcorn has found a way to offer their customers healthy and delicious popcorn that doesn't cost an arm and leg. By partnering with local businesses like coffee shops and gyms, Doc Popcorn can provide low-cost snack options that are still high quality. This helps them grow their business without breaking the bank or going into debt to fund it.
Corporate Structure
Doc Popcorn Franchising L.L.C. is a limited liability company that was organized in Oklahoma on July 3, 2014. Their principal place of business is 2775 West Park Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42001. They are owned 100% by their immediate parent company, Dippin’ Dots Franchising, L.L.C. They began offering franchises in October of 2014.

Franchisee Attrition

2 /10
This franchise's rate of attrition in 2020 of 18.60% was Slightly Higher than the 8% in the Retail Food industry. Generally speaking, a higher rate of attrition represents a less stable franchise system and a lower rate of attrition indicates a more successful system
What's Included in franchise attrition?
We define the franchisee attrition rate as the sum of terminations, re-acquisitions by franchisor, non-renewals, and ceased operations, divided by the number of outlest at the start of the year. It is a strong indicator of the strength of the underlying operating model

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Distribution of Doc Popcorn Franchisees

Doc Popcorn Franchise System Development in 2020


How much investment do I need to start my own Doc Popcorn business?
Franchisees typically require at least $55,159 to $547,500 investment to get their Doc Popcorn business started
What are the initial franchise fees for Doc Popcorn?
Franchisees typically need to pay at least $37,409 in fees directly to Doc Popcorn in order to earn the right to launch their business
How much money can I make with a Doc Popcorn franchise? What are the average revenues for a typical Doc Popcorn business?
We haven’t done the math on how much revenue a typical Doc Popcorn brings in each year. We estimate that other franchisees in the Food & Beverage industry generate $0 revenue, so we would expect Doc Popcorn to generate a similar amount
How long do I need to commit to running a Doc Popcorn unit? What is my contractual commitment?
Doc Popcorn franchisees are typically required to sign up to a 5 year contract initially. The renewal length is 5 years. You can of course exit early but don’t expect to get any refund!


9 /10
The Franchisor's investment costs ranges from $55,159 to $150,824 which is Much Lower than the $433,675 to $989,553 average in the Retail Food industry
What determines the investment cost?
Item 7 of the Franchise Disclosure Document lays out the full list of initial investment costs, including the fee payable to the franchisor, security deposits, equipment, professional fees etc

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