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Franchise Summary

Business Opportunity

The franchise described in this disclosure document is for the establishment and operation of a Little Caesars® restaurant, which features pizza, chicken wings, Crazy Bread® products and other related products. You may purchase a single franchise or you may sign a territory reservation agreement that allows you to reserve a territory for potential development of a specified number of franchises.

Corporate Structure

Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc. is a Michigan corporation incorporated in 1962. Their principal business address is 2125 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48201-3400. They opened their first carry-out restaurant in 1959. They first offered franchises for Little Caesars® restaurants in 1962.

Investment and Franchisee Fees

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a single Little Caesars® restaurant franchise ranges from $359,700 to $1,686,000. This includes $181,000 to $285,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliate. The total investment necessary for a territory reservation agreement, assuming it allows for development of four restaurants, ranges from $21,000 to $25,000, which is in addition to the cost of each single franchise to be developed. This includes $20,000 (generally $5,000 per Restaurant franchise) that you must pay to the franchisor as a Territory Reservation Fee.

Royalties and Marketing Fees

Royalties : 6.0% of revenue
National Marketing : Up to 7% of Gross Sales, as determined by us

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How much investment do I need to start my own Little Caesars business?
Franchisees typically require at least $359,700 to $1,686,000 investment to get their Little Caesars business started
What are the initial franchise fees for Little Caesars?
Franchisees typically need to pay at least $181,000 in fees directly to Little Caesars in order to earn the right to launch their business
How much money can I make with a Little Caesars franchise? What are the average revenues for a typical Little Caesars business?
We haven’t done the math on how much revenue a typical Little Caesars brings in each year. We estimate that other franchisees in the Food & Beverage industry general revenue, so we would expect Little Caesars to generate a similar amount
How long do I need to commit to running a Little Caesars unit? What is my contractual commitment?
Little Caesars franchisees are typically required to sign up to a 10 year contract initially. The renewal length is 10 years. You can of course exit early but don’t expect to get any refund!

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