Auntie Anne’s FDD Summary
Type of Business
Auntie Anne’s, Inc. offers franchises for the establishment, development and operation of facilities offering soft pretzels, lemonade and related foods and beverages.
Auntie Anne’s was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on December 31, 1990. Auntie Anne’s principal place of business is Suite 200, 48-50 W. Chestnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17603. Auntie Anne’s does business under its corporate name Auntie Anne’s, Inc. and under the name Auntie Anne’s. Auntie Anne’s has offered franchises similar to those offered under this disclosure document since January 1991 when it acquired the rights to the name AUNTIE ANNE’S and other assets relating to the AUNTIE ANNE’S system of stores from the founders, Anne F. Beiler and Jonas Z. Beiler. The founders owned and operated a business that made and sold lemonade, pizza and soft pretzels from February of 1988 through August of 1990. This shop was located in Downingtown, Pennsylvania,
The total investment necessary to begin operation of an Auntie Anne’s franchise is $197,875 to $364,100. This includes $40,000 to $55,000, depending on the startup package selected, that must be paid to the franchisor or affiliate.