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Learn About Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches Franchises
Jimmy John's World's Greatest Sandwiches are made from the highest quality
meats, cheeses and toppings available. The fresh vegetables that go into all our
sandwiches are cut daily. Our breads are baked fresh in our stores everyday.
Each sandwich is made one at a time, fast and flawless.
Jimmy John's success is built upon an unyielding commitment to quality coupled
with an unbeatable, repeatable process.
Jimmy John's franchisees pay an initial franchise fee of $35,000. Fees for
subsequent stores are $30,000 respectively.
Individuals need a minimum of $80,000 in non-borrowed personal resources to
qualify for financing thru third-party lending sources, Jimmy John's does not
provide financing. The total cost of each unit varies by size and location.
Royalty and continuing services fees are 6% of gross sales. Advertising fees are
How can I open a Jimmy John's franchise?
Jimmy John's actively seeks highly qualified individuals to become franchisees.
Prior business experience, coupled with personal financial qualifications,
individual motivation and a track record of success are important factors in our
evaluation process. If you are interested in pursuing single or area development
opportunities as a Jimmy John's franchisee, please read the information below
and be sure to complete the following brief questionnaire.
What is the typical size of a Jimmy John's location?
The average size of a location is approximately 1,200 square feet.
What are the average annual sales of a Jimmy John's store?
Average 2005 annual sales at 10 of the corporate-owned units were $922,381*. You
are welcome to contact existing franchisees to find out what their sales are.
Most franchisees are willing to discuss such information with you once it is
determined that you are serious about investing in a Jimmy John's franchise.
*Figures reflect averages for (10) affiliate-owned stores that were open 5 years
or more for the period of 12-29-04 through 12-27-05 as published in our Uniform
Franchise Offering Circular. Of these 10 stores 3 (30%) had higher gross sales,
7 (70%) had higher food and paper costs, and 7 (70%)higher net profit during the
reported period. The above figures are actual. However, the FTC requires us to
include the following statement in this advertisement - Caution: The figures are
only estimates. There is no assurance that you will do as well. If you rely on
our figures, you must accept the risk of not doing as well. This offering is
made by prospectus only.*
What kinds of training can I expect as a franchisee?
All new franchisees participate in an 18-day program conducted by our Training
Staff at the Jimmy John's Training Center located in Champaign, Illinois. Once
completed, franchisees will attend a four week apprenticeship program at an
approved location closer to their home market.
How is food quality and consistency maintained?
All products ‚ with the exception of produce ‚ are delivered by a national
distributor to all stores on a weekly basis. Our vegetables are purchased from
local sources and are delivered to your store fresh daily. In this manner, the
high quality Jimmy John's sandwich you enjoy in Champaign, Illinois is the same
as the tasty sandwich we make for you in St. George, Utah or any other Jimmy
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