Channel your passion for people, business and great coffee into a thriving franchise model with Gloria Jean’s!
Why Gloria Jean’s?
We provide a proven business model and support systems to help you establish and run your coffee house with ease! The Franchisee partnership is the perfect answer when you reach that cross road in your life.
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“After 6 years in being a Gloria Jean’s Franchisee, you really feel a sense of family and community amongst your own customers and fellow franchisee’s. There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing the joy and happiness your product and service brings to people everyday and the sense of achievement in seeing your contribution to your community. That’s what being a Gloria Jean’s Franchisee means to me…”
From bean to cup, be a part of the team of coffee experts, serving more than 35 million guests every year.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why love Gloria Jean’s Coffees?
Since launching our first UK coffee house in 2019, we’ve worked hard to build a positive brand synonymous with delicious coffee and warm, friendly service. We’ve continued to grow in popularity with our extensive coffee and beverage range, which is evident whenever you walk into one of our coffee houses. It’s our dedication to quality products, along with our energetic and passionate Franchise Partner family, that helps protect the strength of our brand and keeps our guests coming back for more.
Do I require any special experience?
No, although having business experience is always an advantage. We provide comprehensive training for all areas of your new store.
What is the term of a franchise agreement?
New franchisees are ordinarily granted a five (10) year initial franchise term together with an option to renew for a further five (10) years. This may vary depending upon the term of the lease applicable to the site.
What is the total cost of acquiring and opening a NEW Gloria Jean's Coffee house?
A new Gloria Jean’s store can range in price from £80,000 to £400,000 (excluding VAT). Existing Gloria Jean’s can vary in price, contact us to find out the cost of an existing store that you may be interested in.
What does the total cost include?
It includes a fully fitted-out store and equipment, training, manuals and initial franchise fee but excludes VAT.
What are the ongoing fees of the franchise?
A franchise service fee of 7% of your total gross sales net of VAT is calculated monthly. A marketing contribution equal to 2% of your total gross sales is calculated monthly, also payable into an independently audited marketing fund.
What services are included in return for the franchise and marketing fees?
The services you will receive covers a wide range of management assistance and operational services, including:
- On-going operational training, tools and support;
- Marketing support including national advertising, public relations campaigns, media selection and national media placement;
- Stringent quality control standards; and
- An Area Manager to assist franchisees with all aspects of daily operations
How much profit will I make?
This depends largely on several factors such as the value of wages paid, cost of goods and other operating costs and generally how you operate your business. We have identified certain key performance indicators which are monitored in order to maximise your profitability.
Do I need any other money to start?
It is recommended that you have money available to be used as working capital and as a minimum we would expect you to have £20,000. This will cover costs such as accounting and legal fees, business and public liability insurance and your first day’s trading stock and packaging. For a more precise list of costs please contact us.