Franchising Status
Eligibility for SBA Loan

Franchisor Background

Year Founded

Year when franchising entity was formed

Parent Company

Corporate owner of franchising entity
Dunkin' Donuts Franchising LLC


Chief Executive Officer of Franchisor
David Hoffmann

Franchise Units

Size of franchisee system


High level industry category
Food & Beverage > Baked Goods

Initial Franchisee Requirements

Net Worth Required

Minimum net worth required to be franchisee

Liquid Capital Required

Minimum liquid capital required to be franchisee

Minimum Investment

Lowest reported franchise investment cost

Maximum Investment

Highest reported franchise investment cost

Minimum Franchise Fee

Minimum initial fee payable to franchisor

Maximum Franchise Fee

Maximum initial fee payable to franchisor

Other Considerations for Franchisees

Initial Term

Length of initial franchise agreement
20 years

Renewal Term

Length of franchise agreement if renewed
20 years

Number of Franchisor Lawsuits

Between franchisors and franchisees

Number of Director Bankruptcies

Franchisor directors, and franchise entities

Distribution of Dunkin' Donuts Franchisees

Dunkin' Donuts Franchise System Development in 2017


How much investment do I need to start my own Dunkin' Donuts business?
Franchisees typically require at least $250,094 to $1,692,314 investment to get their Dunkin' Donuts business started
What are the initial franchise fees for Dunkin' Donuts?
Franchisees typically need to pay at least $40,000 in fees directly to Dunkin' Donuts in order to earn the right to launch their business
How much money can I make with a Dunkin' Donuts franchise? What are the average revenues for a typical Dunkin' Donuts business?
We haven’t done the math on how much revenue a typical Dunkin' Donuts brings in each year. We estimate that other franchisees in the Food & Beverage industry general revenue, so we would expect Dunkin' Donuts to generate a similar amount
How long do I need to commit to running a Dunkin' Donuts unit? What is my contractual commitment?
Dunkin' Donuts franchisees are typically required to sign up to a 20 year contract initially. The renewal length is 20 years. You can of course exit early but don’t expect to get any refund!

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