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Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Pizza

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

2017

Fees

Marketing Fee

1%

Royalty Fee

4.5%

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

Investment Range

$290K-$550K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

44

U.S. Franchised Units

37

U.S. Corporate Units

7

Headquarters (City)

Sacramento

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

2017

Issuance of FDD Data

06/09/2021

Key Indicators

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Franchise Payback Period (Years)

Owner Salary / Compensation

Average Unit Volume (AUV)

Franchise Cost

$290K-$550K

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

What to know about Pizza Twist franchise?

Pizza Twist is a unique and affordable pizza place that offers a variety of different pizzas with a twist. They use only the freshest ingredients to create their pizzas, and they offer a wide range of toppings to choose from. The atmosphere at Pizza Twist is always electric. The staff is friendly and welcoming, and the pizza is always fresh and delicious. The menu is always changing, so there's always something new to try. Pizza Twist is the perfect place for a quick lunch or dinner, or for a night out with friends.

Pizza Twist is based in Sacramento, CA. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Pizza Twist franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Pizza Twist franchise? Before starting a Pizza Twist 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 Pizza Twist franchise is $289,500 and can go all the way up to $550,000. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Pizza Twist 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 Pizza Twist franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Pizza Twist business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Pizza Twist 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 15 16 0 31
2020 31 6 0 37

Additional Details

How much does a Pizza Twist franchise owner make?

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

Pizza Twist unfortunately does not disclose financials on how much Pizza Twist 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, Pizza Twist 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 Pizza Twist franchisees. Do note that Pizza Twist 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 Pizza Twist franchisees to understand how much money they are making from their Pizza Twist business.

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

What is the Pizza Twist franchise fee?

Owning a Pizza Twist franchise requires 4.5% royalty fee and 1% 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 Pizza Twist Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Pizza Twist franchise fee of $30,000 that is included in the initial investment amount of $289,500 to $550,000. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Pizza Twist franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Pizza Twist franchise fee of $30,000.

Visit the Pizza Twist 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 Pizza Twist founded?

Pizza Twist started offering franchises in 2017. Pizza Twist was founded 5 years ago in 2017.

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 Pizza Twist locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2021, there were 37 locations across the U.S. There are also 7 corporate locations. Most Food and Beverage franchises like Pizza Twist have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Pizza Twist franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Pizza Twist has opened 37 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Pizza Twist metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Food and Beverage franchises.

How many Pizza Twist franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Pizza Twist has closed 0 outlets throughout the U.S

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

Is Pizza Twist growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Pizza Twist over the past 3 years is 0%. Over the last year we have data for, Pizza Twist had a net unit growth rate of 19%.

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

Is Pizza Twist franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Pizza Twist is eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan. To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

Pizza Twist franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S3344 on 07/31/2018. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Pizza Twist that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria. Currently, there are over 7,000 franchise opportunities that the SBA has deemed eligible for SBA financing.

Is Pizza Twist a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Pizza Twist 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 Pizza Twist provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Pizza Twist.

What is the Pizza Twist Franchise for Sale Rate?

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

Pizza Twist franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 16%. Over the last year we have data for, Pizza Twist had a franchise for sale rate of 19%.

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

What is the Pizza Twist Franchise Failure Rate?

Pizza Twist 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!

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

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

How can I find out more details on Pizza Twist franchise?

Visit the Pizza Twist 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

Pizza Twist

$419,750

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Pizza Twist

4.5%

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

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

Pizza Twist

$30,000

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Item 19 – Financial Performance Representations

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Franchise Financials

Franchisor company financial information and financial performance representations, if disclosed by the franchisor.

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General

Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Pizza

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

2017

Fees

Marketing Fee

1%

Royalty Fee

4.5%

Franchise Fee

$30,000-$30,000

Investment Range

$290K-$550K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

44

U.S. Franchised Units

37

U.S. Corporate Units

7

Headquarters (City)

Sacramento

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

2017

Issuance of FDD Data

06/09/2021

Detailed Franchise metrics for Pizza Twist

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Pizza Twist 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

Pizza Twist

19%

0%

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

Pizza Twist

0%

16%

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Net Unit Growth (most recent year)

Net Unit Growth (3 years)

Failure Rate

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

 

1 year

3 years

Pizza Twist

0%

0%

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Business details

Website

https://www.pizzatwist.com/ https://www.chicagospizzatwist.com/home

Business email

F********@pizzatwist.com

Mailing address

3841 North Freeway Blvd., Ste. 200

State headquarters

California

Contact Name

Pizza Twist

Phone

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

City

Sacramento

Zip code

95834
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