books&brews Franchise Review

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books&brews is analyzed based on our most recent FDD research!

Franchise Information

This franchise will operate a taproom that features a wide selection of proprietary craft brewed beers, a select offering of artisan food, an extensive lineup of events and used books.

How much does a books&brews franchised business cost to open?

books&brews has an initial franchise fee of up to $25,000, with a overall upfront investment range of $110,500 to $336,500.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000
  • Total Investment: $110,500 to $336,500
  • Working Capital: $15,000 to $40,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

The upfront purchase price of any franchise includes several fees. Explore this investment opportunity to better understand the initial costs required to purchase a books&brews, such as franchise fees, construction and costs, pre-opening advertising, and equipment purchases. It should be noted that, franchisors must to provide you with details about all initial 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 item to review is whether the upfront fees are refundable or not. The franchisor is required to disclose what conditions any of the upfront fees are refundable. A franchisor must also provide details of a range of fees if its initial fees are not the same within the system. A thorough review of the Item 5 initial fees will give you the answers needed to make an informed investment decision a books&brews.

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How much does a books&brews owner make?

As with any new franchise, the franchise owner's salary and the profits from a books&brews franchise opportunity depends on a variety of factors. One way to validate the potential revenues or profits generated from a books&brews franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their Franchise Disclosure Document. Usually, earnings and owner's income are equitable to the size of the investment and number of locations you own. Demand for your products, your labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other variables also play a huge role in your profit margin and your personal salary

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How many franchise outlets does books&brews franchise operate?

As of the 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 1 franchised books&brews locations across 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 books&brews franchises in my state?

Based on 2018 FDD analysis, books&brews has franchised locations in 1 states. There could be no locations in several states as each franchise company plans their growth strategy differently.


Based on our research books&brews is growing into new cities and might be available in your city. While planning your franchise purchase, you always need to be thinking about where is a good location for my business. Anlayze the potential customer base to assess that the area you are looking at has a need or a market for this business.

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Last Reviewed: 2018

books&brews Franchise INFORMATION

Total Investment
$110,500 - $336,500
Franchise Fee
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchise outlet growth
Ongoing fees
ad fees
# of franchised outlets


Does this franchise provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 46 hours. This includes 6 hours of classroom training, 40 hours of on-the-job training, and 0 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 40
Classroom 6
Total 46

Does this franchise provide Territory Rights?

books&brews offers territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

No, books&brews does NOT offer comprehensive support for franchisees.

How long ago did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2015. The average Bar and Grill franchise began franchising in 2008.

Does books&brews offer financing options?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.

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