|Per our 2023 FDD
|Initial Fees & Investment Terms
|Notes on Investment
|$347,000 - $445,508
|For 1 Store
|Initial Franchise Fee
|$82,000 for 2, $119,000 for 3
|6% of Gross Sales
|Brand Development Fund
|1% of Gross Sales
|Invest $500/month in local advertising in your store's community
|$20,000 - $25,000
|Included in startup investment to ensure rapid growth and success of your store
How much space do I need for this store?
Between 1,600 and 1,800 square feet with adequate parking and drive by traffic. We have specific site criteria which will help you evaluate real estate that would be a good fit for your Natural Hounds location. Learn More
How long does it take to open?
You should be able to open in as few as 6 to 9 months, it depends on how quickly you find your store, sign a lease and build out your production area. Then, finish pre-opening, attend training to become certified at Natural Hounds University. Inquire Today
What is my role as an owner - do I have to be an owner operator?
We want you to enjoy the business and get involved in your community – most owners will hire a small team of part-to-full-time employees to help cover retail hours and help with food prep. Owner operators and absentee owners are both allowed. Learn More
Can I own more than one store?
Yes. We believe some owners will operate multiple stores. We offer discounts on initial franchise fees for owners who commit up front to additional stores. Inquire Today
How many employees are needed to operate the business?
Typically 1 to 2 employees per shift. The operation is streamlined to limit staffing needs. Learn More
How much will the business make in a year?
We will be able to share our Financial Performance Representation, called an Item 19 in our Franchise Disclosure Document which highlights affiliate performance and history. This can be a useful tool to help you evaluate the revenue potential for your Natural Hounds business. Inquire Today
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