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What You'll Need to Join Our Flock

Duck Donuts franchisees are motivated entrepreneurs who are excited to be hands-on at their businesses. Business experience is a plus, but other fields such as marketing and finance will also help you thrive as an owner. Most importantly, Duck Donuts franchisees share our values and want to make their communities even better places to live in.

  • $150,000 Minimum Liquid Capital
  • $289,066 - $474,991 Estimated Initial Investment* with Tenant Improvements
  • $350,000 Minimum Net Worth

Duck Donuts Initial Investment What it takes to own a duck donuts!

We know how excited you may be to bring Duck Donuts to your community. Below you will find information on the costs of opening a single unit location. The difference between low and high investment levels exists due to location, varying store sizes, build-out costs and expenses, and more.

  • Type of Expenditure
    Low
    High
  • Initial Franchise Fee
    $40,000
    $40,000
  • Training Expenses
    $0
    $2,500
  • Premises Deposits
    $2,500
    $4,500
  • Professional Design
    $6,000
    $15,000
  • Leasehold Improvements
    $173,416
    $294,491
  • Signage
    $7,800
    $11,000
  • Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment
    $91,000
    $111,000
  • Computer Systems
    $15,000
    $17,000
  • Initial Inventory
    $7,000
    $10,000
  • Grand Opening Marketing
    $10,000
    $15,000
  • Professional Fees
    $750
    $5,000
  • Licenses and Permits
    $100
    $2,000
  • Insurance
    $3,000
    $5,000
  • Operating Expenses Additional 3 Months Funds
    $20,000
    $30,000
  • Total Costs (including approx. tenant allowance)
    $289,066*
    $474,991*

flexible options

Duck Donuts offers a simple, fast-growing and easy-to-run concept with a small footprint. In addition, we offer:

  • Multi-unit development options
  • Multiple store layout designs to fit a variety of scenarios
  • Non-traditional locations and food trucks
  • Catering and events for additional revenue opportunities
  • We require a minimum of $350,000 in total net worth and a minimum of $150,000 in liquid funds (cash, savings, mutual funds, stocks, etc.) to financially support opening a new Duck Donuts franchise.

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$150,000 Liquid Capital Required to Own a Duck Donuts