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General

Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Bakery

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

2014

Fees

Marketing Fee

VARIES

Royalty Fee

NA

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

Investment Range

$489K-$1.04M

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

3

U.S. Franchised Units

3

U.S. Corporate Units

N/A

Headquarters (City)

Wilmington

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

2015

Issuance of FDD Data

04/28/2022

Key Indicators

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Franchise Payback Period (Years)

Owner Salary / Compensation

Average Unit Volume (AUV)

Franchise Cost

$489K-$1.04M

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

What to know about Beavertails franchise?

Beavertails pastries are a delicious Canadian treat, perfect for any occasion. Beavertails offers a variety of services to make any experience perfect, from catering to menu customization. Their delicious pastries are made with only the finest ingredients, and their experienced team is passionate about providing the best possible service. The chain originated in Killaloe, Ontario in 1978 and opened its first permanent store in Ottawa two years later. By 2018, it had 140 franchise and license locations in six countries. BeaverTails received media attention in the US and Canada when it was served at the Canadian embassy during the first inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama.

Beavertails is based in Wilmington, DE. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Beavertails franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Beavertails franchise? Before starting a Beavertails franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business.

The minimum investment amount required to open a Beavertails franchise is $489,200 and can go all the way up to $1,042,000. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Beavertails business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 Beavertails franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Beavertails business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Beavertails franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.

Franchise Net Unit Growth

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Franchise Data

Year Start of Year Units Opened Units Closed End of Year
2019 4 1 1 4
2020 4 0 1 3
2021 3 0 0 3

Additional Details

How much does a Beavertails franchise owner make?

Beavertails franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another.
The Beavertails franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors.

Beavertails unfortunately does not disclose financials on how much Beavertails franchise owners make. This means they do not disclose sales or earnings for franchisees operating in the U.S.

Every franchisor is required by law to disclose income statements and balance sheets for how the franchisor is performing but not for the franchisee level. Unfortunately, Beavertails does not make it easy to understand franchisee financial performance. This can be seen as a red flag and it is important to be that much more diligent in your conversations with Beavertails franchisees. Do note that Beavertails is not alone as about 40% of franchises do not disclose franchisee financial performance.

At Vetted Biz, we suggest you to speak with 5 to 10 Beavertails franchisees to understand how much money they are making from their Beavertails business.

You should also speak to former Beavertails franchisees to understand why they left the system. Did they sell their Beavertails at a profit? Were they forced to close their Beavertails franchise down because it kept losing money?

What is the Beavertails franchise fee?

Owning a Beavertails franchise requires a variable royalty fee and a variable marketing fee. These two expenses represent the main ongoing costs you can expect to pay the franchisor throughout the franchise relationship. There may be other ongoing fees disclosed in the Beavertails Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Beavertails franchise fee of $30,000 that is included in the initial investment amount of $489,200 to $1,042,000. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Beavertails franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Beavertails franchise fee of $30,000.

Visit the Beavertails metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Food and Beverage franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was Beavertails founded?

Beavertails started offering franchises in 2015. Beavertails was founded 8 years ago in 2014.

At Vetted Biz, we recommend franchises have 3-5 corporate locations and 5+ years of experience before offering a franchise. There needs to be proof that the business model works and is replicable before offering the franchise to other!

How many Beavertails locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2022, there were 3 locations across the U.S. There are also 0 corporate locations. Most Food and Beverage franchises like Beavertails have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Beavertails franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Beavertails has opened 1 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Beavertails metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Food and Beverage franchises.

How many Beavertails franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Beavertails has closed 2 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the Beavertails metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Food and Beverage franchises.

Is Beavertails growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Beavertails over the past 3 years is -25%. Over the last year we have data for, Beavertails had a net unit growth rate of 0%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Beavertails growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Beavertails. More info in the Beavertails metrics tab.

Is Beavertails franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Beavertails is not eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan last time we checked.

Beavertails franchise does not have a SBA Franchise ID and was not in the SBA Franchise Directory. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Beavertails that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria.

To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

Is Beavertails a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Beavertails meets the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) definition of a franchise. The FTC Franchise Rule requires franchisors to provide all potential franchisees with a disclosure document (FDD) containing 23 items about the franchise, its officers, and other franchisees. Be sure that Beavertails provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Beavertails.

What is the Beavertails Franchise for Sale Rate?

The Beavertails systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the Beavertailsfranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

Beavertails franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 0%. Over the last year we have data for, Beavertails had a franchise for sale rate of 0%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Beavertails franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Beavertails. More info in the Beavertails metrics tab.

What is the Beavertails Franchise Failure Rate?

Beavertails franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons. The failure rate is one of the most important franchise metrics to consider when investing in a franchise!

Beavertails failure rate over the past 3 years is 67%. Over the last year we have data for, Beavertails had a franchise failure rate of 0%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Beavertails franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Beavertails. More info in the Beavertails metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on Beavertails franchise?

Visit the Beavertails metrics tab to explore franchise profitability, industry comparables and more. Become a Vetted Member today today for exclusive access on this franchise opportunity!

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Investment Midpoint

The average of the low and high range of the investment amounts calculated from the most recently available Franchise Disclosure Document

Beavertails

$765,600

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Beavertails

NA

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

Beavertails

$30,000

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Item 19 – Financial Performance Representations

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Franchise Financials

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General

Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Bakery

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

2014

Fees

Marketing Fee

VARIES

Royalty Fee

NA

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

Investment Range

$489K-$1.04M

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

3

U.S. Franchised Units

3

U.S. Corporate Units

N/A

Headquarters (City)

Wilmington

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

2015

Issuance of FDD Data

04/28/2022

Detailed Franchise metrics for Beavertails

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Beavertails below. “N/A" or Not Applicable results mean that there is not enough data available to compute a precise rate or that the result is not mathematically computable. When results are not mathematically computable, you should pay attention to the absolute values (#) instead of the percentage rate itself.

Growth Rate

The percentage change of total franchise units from one year to the next by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Beavertails

-25%

-25%

Industry median

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Franchise for Sale Rate

The percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Beavertails

N/A

0%

Industry median

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Failure Rate

Franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons.

 

1 year

3 years

Beavertails

N/A

67%

Industry median

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Business details

Website

https://beavertails.com/

Business email

d**********@beavertails.com

Mailing address

1209 Orange Street

State headquarters

Delaware

Contact Name

Beavertails

Phone

+1 (000) 0********00

City

Wilmington

Zip code

19801
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