Checkers & Rally's Franchise Review

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Checkers & Rally's is analyzed based on our most recent FDD research!

Franchise Info

Checkers is one of the largest chains of double drive-thru restaurants in the United States, specializing in hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, and milkshakes.

What is the upfront requirements to own an Checkers & Rally's franchise?

Checkers & Rally's has a franchise fee of up to $30,000, with a overall upfront investment range from $724,523 to $2,009,400.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
  • Total Investment: $724,523 to $2,009,400
  • Working Capital: $40,000 to $90,000
  • Royalty Fee: 4.0%

The upfront purchase price of any franchise opportunity includes many fees. Check out this franchise opportunity to better understand the initial costs required to buy an Checkers & Rally's, such as franchise fees, leasehold improvement costs, pre-opening advertising, and technology fees. It should be noted that, franchisors must 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.

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How much does an Checkers & Rally's franchisee make?

As with any new franchised business, the franchise owner's salary and the revenue from a Checkers & Rally's business depends on many factors. One way to confirm the potential revenues or profits earned from a Checkers & Rally's franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. Typically, profits and owner's salary are equitable to the size of the investment and number of locations you own. Demand for your products, the labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other variables also play a large role in your bottom line and your personal salary

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How many franchise locations does Checkers & Rally's franchise system have?

As of the 2021 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 583 franchised Checkers & Rally's 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 Checkers & Rally's franchise opportunities in my area?

Based on 2021 FDD data, Checkers & Rally's has franchise locations in 30 states. There may be no locations in several states as each franchise plans their growth strategy differently. Certain states also require franchise companies to register their franchise opportunity and file their Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) with state examiners prior to awarding franchise opportunities to residents in that state. These registration states have examiners review a franchise company's FDD to confirm it satisfies state regulatory requirements. In addition to registration states, additional states have enacted supplemental franchise or business opportunity laws that require franchise companies to file their franchise within the state. In most instances the filing is simply a notice with the state. Unlike franchise registration states, the franchise filing states do not review the FDD.

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Based on our research Checkers & Rally's is expanding into new markets 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. Review the potential customer base to assess that your city has a need or customers for this franchise. Even the most popular franchises have states that they are not successful in. The reasons why a specific franchised location can fail are plentiful. You need to analyze not only the franchised business itself, but review locations where you believe it has a more profitable opportunity.

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Last Reviewed: 2021

Checkers & Rally's Franchise INFORMATION

Total Investment
$724,523 - $2,009,400
Franchise Fee
$30,000
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
20 Years
Franchise outlet growth
2012
141
2020
583
Ongoing fees
Royalty
4.0%
ad fees
3.0%
# of franchised outlets
583

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

Does this opportunity provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 198 hours. This includes 33 hours of classroom training, 165 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 165
Classroom 33
Total 198

Does this opportunity offer Territory Rights?

Checkers & Rally's offers territory protections. For an explanation of territory rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes, Checkers & Rally's offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more.


How long ago did Checkers & Rally's begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1991. The average Burgers franchise began franchising in 1994.


Do they offer lending options?

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

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