Do I need experience to operate a THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® franchise?
We provide a complete training program including marketing, operations, accounting and technology training. Franchising experience is a plus but not required.
Can I operate a THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® franchise and still keep my regular full-time job?
You are required to commit no less than 30 hours per week to your THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® business. However, if you do not have the flexibility to operate the store then you will have to hire a manager who must attend our training week in Las Vegas, NV.
Why should I open a THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® franchise instead of trying it on my own?
The THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® franchise management team has developed a successful business model. We have honed our operations to give our franchisees the best possible opportunity for success. Why risk it on your own when you can leverage our expertise and experience? Our intensive training will save you from countless mistakes frequently made by novices in the course of business. Our marketing materials, software systems, expert support and other business tools will allow you to maximize the amount of time you spend in developing your business therefore ensuring success and profitability more quickly.
Will THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® franchise help me with marketing?
Yes. We will provide a proven marketing package specifically for your territory, as well as production and strategic assistance with your on-going local marketing efforts. All artwork, templates, ad layouts, etc. and a specific marketing plan are provided.
What makes a successful THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® Franchisee?
There are three elements to any successful franchise relationship: a great concept, a good location/territory and a great operator. We have the first element, and we’ll help you find the second. The 3rd element is the real key and is always the operator. As a THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® franchisee, YOU make all the difference. A Franchisee that is willing to follow a proven system and is committed to excellence, consistency, and constant, positive communication with his/her students and community will always have great success.
Do you provide financing?
THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® does not provide direct financing. However, we will assist you in obtaining financing through our third-party contacts or a financial institution of your choice.
How soon can I be in business once I have executed a franchise agreement and located a mutually accepted site?
You can be open for business generally within 30 to 60 days after your training has been completed.
Okay, I’m ready to open my first THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® franchise. What’s the next step?
Your THE DAPPER DOUGHNUT® franchise journey begins with the REQUEST FOR INFORMATION. Please complete the form right now and click “SUBMIT.” Someone from our team will contact you shortly to help you get started with the franchise approval process.