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Menchie’s franchise financing options
Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Menchie's.
Estimated initial costs
Our cost estimates are accurate as of 2021 from Franchise Direct and include opening fees and expenses only. The location you choose for your Menchie's franchise may result in higher or lower fees.
Franchise feesMenchie's franchise fees total around $40,000, which is more than the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises.
|Initial franchise fee||$40,000 to $40,000|
|Estimated total||$40,000 to $40,000|
Equipment feesEquipment fees total $81,562 for Menchie's. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
|Furniture, fixtures, and equipment||$51,600 to $96,400|
|Computer point-of-sale system||$500 to $953|
|Signage||$3,170 to $10,500|
|Estimated total||$55,270 to $107,853|
Real estate feesReal estate will set you back $142,184 for Menchie's, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
|Lease and rent deposit||$3,520 to $5,494|
|Leasehold improvements||$102,400 to $169,053|
|Utility deposits, security deposits, business licenses and similar costs||$200 to $3,700|
|Inspection fee||The franchisoru2019s costs and expenses in conducting any subsequent pre-opening Store inspection. The franchisor estimates that this amount will not exceed $1,500.|
|Estimated total||$106,120 to $178,247|
Training feesMenchie's initial training costs total $1,613, which comes in under the nationwide average of $9,788.
|Training expenses||$625 to $2,600|
|Estimated total||$625 to $2,600|
Inventory costsInitial inventory for Menchie's shakes out to $6,300. This is less than the nationwide average of $53,119.
|Opening inventory||$5,300 to $7,300|
|Estimated total||$5,300 to $7,300|
Marketing costsAdvertisement and marketing costs total up to $4,250 for Menchie's, beating out the nationwide average of $9,938.
|Grand opening marketing||$3,500 to $5,000|
|Marketing fee||2% of gross sales.|
|Estimated total||$3,500 to $5,000|
Insurance costsInitial insurance costs for Menchie's run $1,350. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
|Three months' insurance||$1,200 to $1,500|
|Estimated total||$1,200 to $1,500|
Personnel costsUniforms, name tags and the like make up personnel costs, and for Menchie's it will run you $900. The nationwide average cost of personnel fees comes in at $22,818, which means you'll be paying less to outfit your employees.
|Uniforms, merchandise, equipment and sales||$800 to $1,000|
|Estimated total||$800 to $1,000|
Other expensesMiscellaneous expenses for Menchie's total $21,000 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
|Three months' additional funds||$6,000 to $36,000|
|Estimated total||$6,000 to $36,000|
How to financeSince the estimated total for Menchie's is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
- Go to the Menchie's franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
- Reach out to Menchie's about in-house financing for franchisees.
- If in-house financing isn't available, look for online loans, bank loans and SBA loans to help meet the $299,158 estimated opening costs.
- Compare lenders based on amounts, interest rates and what types of personal and business credit history they accept.
- Once you settle on a lender, gather all required documents, including account statements and assets.
- Apply for financing online or in person as required by the lender.
What types of financing is available?You have several options when it comes to financing a Menchie's — even if the cost is on the heavier side. What assets you have available will largely determine how much you need to borrow, and which option suits you best.
- Online loan. A number of online business lenders offer amounts up to $1 million, with some extending up to $5 million.
- Bank loan. Your personal credit will typically need to at least be good — 670 or higher — when it comes to getting a bank loan large enough to cover a significant portion of Menchie's opening costs.
- SBA loan. While your personal credit score doesn't need to be as good to qualify for an SBA loan, they usually cost more than standard term loans from banks or online lenders.
Compare small business lendersYou may not need financing to cover the estimated $218,815. But if you need funds for other business ventures, select the loan amount, your time in business and revenue and your personal credit score to compare a selection of lenders.
We update our data regularly, but information can change between updates. Confirm details with the provider you're interested in before making a decision.
How Menchie's stacks upCompare how Menchie's holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
|Average Franchise fees||NA||$40,000||$75,150|
|Average Equipment fees||NA||$81,562||$10,250|
|Average Real estate fees||NA||$142,184||$8,000|
|Average Training fees||NA||$1,613||$4,500|
|Average Inventory fees||NA||$6,300||NA|
|Average Marketing fees||NA||$4,250||NA|
|Average Licenses and permits fees||NA||NA||$550|
|Average Insurance fees||NA||$1,350||$3,750|
|Average Admin fees||NA||NA||NA|
|Average Personnel fees||NA||$900||NA|
|Average Other fees||NA||$21,000||NA|
Bottom lineMenchie's franchise costs run a total of $299,158. Before you decide to become a franchisee, compare the total costs against industry averages. And to learn more about financing read our guide to franchise financing.
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