America's Taco Shop Franchise Analysis

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America's Taco Shop is graded based on our most recent FDD research!

Franchise Opportunity Facts

America's Taco shop offers freshly prepared Mexican fast food.

How much does a America's Taco Shop franchised business cost to open?

America's Taco Shop has an initial franchise fee of up to $30,000, with a overall initial investment range of $229,850 to $651,750.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
  • Total Investment: $229,850 to $651,750
  • Working Capital: $5,000 to $20,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6.0%

The initial cost of any franchised business includes multiple fees. Explore this franchise opportunity to better understand the initial costs required to own a America's Taco Shop, such as territory fees, leasehold improvement costs, pre-opening marketing, and furniture and fixtures purchases. As a reminder, franchisors are required to provide you with details about all upfront fees. These fees include those that are actually paid when signing the franchise agreement and commitments to fees you are required to pay. Another important consideration to review is whether the initial fees are refundable to you or not. The franchise system must disclose what conditions any of the initial fees are refundable. A franchise must also provide details of a range of fees if its upfront fees are not uniform within the system. A careful review of the Item 5 upfront fees will give you the answers needed to make a buying decision a America's Taco Shop.

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How much does a America's Taco Shop franchise owner make?

As with any new business, there should be a strong ROI and profit potential. The specific franchisee's income and the profits from a America's Taco Shop business will depend on many factors. One way to check on the potential revenues or profits earned from a America's Taco Shop franchise investment is to analzye the franchisor's Item 19 within their Franchise Disclosure Document. This is called an earnings claim. This is not required within a franchisor's disclosure and approximately 68% of all franchisors that we research and study will disclose financial performance data within Item 19 of their FDD. Some franchisors may provide limited information such as overall systemwide sales. This type of financial disclosure is not always helpful to determine profits for you directly. So review systemwide sales data with caution. As a general rule, typically earnings and owner's salary are equitable to the overall size of the upfront investment. The larger the initial investment, the higher profits you should expect to see

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How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2015 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 5 franchised America's Taco Shop locations throughout the USA.

Did you know there are over 3,000 franchise opportunities across the United States. More than 80% have less than 10 locations.

Are there any America's Taco Shop franchises in my city?

Based on 2015 FDD information, America's Taco Shop has franchised locations in 3 states.

AZ
CA
TX

Based on our research this franchise is expanding into new regions and might be available near you. While planning your franchise purchase, you always need to be considering what is a good location for my business. Anlayze the potential customer base to confirm that your city has a need or want for this brand.

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Last Reviewed: 2015

Sector: Quick Service Restaurants

Category: Ethnic

America's Taco Shop Franchise DATA

Total Investment
$229,850 - $651,750
Franchise Fee
$30,000
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchise outlet growth
2012
1
2014
5
Ongoing fees
Royalty
6.0%
ad fees
2.0%
# of franchised outlets
5

EXTRA INFORMATION

Does this franchise provide any initial training and opening assistance?

No they do not have an initial training program. Unlock to find out more.


Online N/A
On-the-Job N/A
Classroom N/A
Total N/A

Does this franchise offer Territory Rights?

America's Taco Shop does NOT offer territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise opportunity for important details.

Do they have marketing and technology support in place?

No, America's Taco Shop does NOT offer comprehensive support for franchisees.


When did they start franchising?

They began franchising in 2011. The average Ethnic franchise began franchising in 2007.


Do they offer lending support?

Yes. They offer certain financing options within Item 10 of their FDD.

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