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COBS Bread

210-1100 Melville St
BC, Canada, V6E 4A6

Year business established: 2003
Date of first franchise: 2006
Membership: CFA
Other franchise systems offered: No

Full Time work: Yes
Part Time work: No
Home-based: No
Special skills buyer requires: N/A

Initial training offered: Yes

Initial training includes:
Sixteen-week training covering all aspects of bakery operation, including baking, staffing, product ordering, receiving, preparation, customer service, management, marketing and more.

On-going training offered: Yes

On-going training includes:
Full ongoing training, development and support, including one-on-ones with district managers, online training modules, franchise forums, franchisee and staff training days, management training, marketing advice, inter-store competitions and more.

Location selection assistance offered: Yes
National Advertising Program offered: Yes
Assistance with signage/branding offered: Yes
Store layout and fit-up assistance offered: Yes
Business Description
COBS Bread is a trusted brand with more than 150 locations in North America. As a CFA award-winning franchise, COBS Bread has more than 40 years of experience and is proud of its success in the food retail sector. COBS Bread has a robust business model and is built on providing exceptional products, friendly service, and a welcoming environment for all customers. COBS Bread bakeries proudly donate end-of-day products to local charities while also supporting many school breakfast programs and other community groups. COBS Bread is excited to continue expanding across Canada.

CANADA USA International
Number of franchises units 144 2 0
Number of corporate units 2

Canada: BC, NT, YT, AB, MB, SK, ON, NB, NL, NS, PE, GVA, GTA
United States: CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA

CANADA USA International
Master licenses available No No No
Regional licenses available No No No
Single franchises available Yes Yes No
Multiple units available Yes Yes No
Disclosure Document (UFOC) available Yes Yes No

INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS (Averages only. Actual amounts may vary due to franchise specifics - location, size, etc.)
Minimum Investment: $500,000
Startup Capital (unencumbered cash): $25,000
Maximum Investment: $1,100,000
Initial Franchise Fee: N/A
Royalty Fee: 7%
Advertising Fee: 3%

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