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BRING HANDCRAFTED
BLISS TO YOUR COMMUNITY

Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Top Global Franchise 2022What began as a single stand selling handmade pretzels and fresh-squeezed lemonade at a Pennsylvania farmer’s market has since become the largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise in the world. The recipe for Auntie Anne’s® global success is simple: we prioritize people, remain committed to quality and never underestimate the power of a freshly baked soft pretzel to uplift someone’s day.

WE’RE GROWING IN
REGIONS EVERYWHERE

  • 783

    Locations

  • 23

    Countries

OUR FRANCHISEES GET DEDICATED SUPPORT TEAMS

DEVELOPMENT

  • Manages new market launches with a cross-functional team for new opening support
  • Assists franchisees with real estate needs such as site criteria and selection
  • Develops concept packages with construction plans and conducts construction document review
  • Provides guidance on image standards and expectations

MARKETING

  • Provides access to a comprehensive, high-resolution product image library
  • Assists in core menu development and pricing strategies
  • Assembles Local Store Marketing toolkits
  • Facilitates R&D projects for local product introductions
  • Provides sales trends analysis and guidance

OPERATIONS AND TRAINING

  • Offers a Support Center that provides an unparalleled level of operational review, coaching and analytical support to our franchisees to improve operational performance
  • Provides opening training support with certified trainers and certifies international training locations
  • Serves as primary liaison for R&D on product development and testing, quality control and inspections
  • Conducts advanced training and professional development classes

SUPPLY CHAIN

  • Assists with distribution network relationships and negotiates distribution agreements
  • Secure regionally sourced product, where necessary, and ensures adequate distribution.
  • Establishes supply chain for new regional markets

FRANCHISE BUILDOUTS WITH A TWIST

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Auntie Anne's at an amusement park

AMUSEMENT PARK

Auntie Anne's dual branding opportunities

CO-BRANDING OPPORTUNITIES

Auntie Anne's food truck

FOOD TRUCKS

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WE’RE GROWING
ACROSS THE GLOBE

Auntie Anne’s® is connecting continents one pretzel at a time! See below which countries are currently open for development. And check back often – we’re focused on continued global development.

MARKETS OF HIGH INTEREST

  • Austria
  • Australia
  • Bolivia
  • Belgium
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Cyprus
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Greece
  • France
  • Hong Kong
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Japan
  • Kuwait
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Nicaragua
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Scandinavia
  • Spain
  • Turkey
  • UAE
  • Ukraine

UNAVAILABLE MARKETS

  • Argentina
  • Bahrain
  • Belarus
  • Brunei
  • Argentina
  • Cambodia
  • Costa Rica
  • Egypt
  • Fiji
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Vietnam
  • United Kingdom

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

  • Multi-unit foodservice, hospitality, or retail operations experience
  • Ability to open multiple locations following a development schedule
  • Capital necessary to develop & support multiple locations
  • Sufficient infrastructure team with growth capabilities
  • Local expertise in real estate, marketing, development, project management, human resources and supply chain

FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS

Will vary depending upon market size. Numbers below are based on minimum of 20 stores.

  • $1,500,000 USD

    Minimum Liquid Capital

  • $2,000,000 USD

    Minimum Net Worth

BRING THE LARGEST SOFT PRETZEL FRANCHISE TO YOUR MARKET

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