Dairy Queen

For more than 70 years, Dairy Queen has developed customer loyalty and established a solid brand as a leading fast food chain.

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What Does a Dairy Queen Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Dairy Queen, you'll need to have at least $400,000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $750,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $779,675 - $1,729,160. Dairy Queen charges a franchise fee of $35,000. They also offer financing via 3rd party. *

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Financial requirements for this franchise:
Liquid Capital:$400,000
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Net Worth:$750,000
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Total Investment:$779,675 - $1,729,160
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Franchise Fee:$35,000
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Options available to Franchisees:
Financing:Via 3rd party

Franchisor Details

Facts about this Franchise:
Franchise Units:4,451
Franchising Since:1944

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Why DQ?

For more than 70 years, Dairy Queen has developed customer loyalty and established a solid brand as a leading fast food chain. The burger franchise has worked to keep up with the times modernizing its menu and brand through both it's DQ Grill & Chill® and DQ® Orange Julius® stores. There are still many major markets in the U.S. available to be developed.

Training & Support

DQ offers industry-leading support for its franchisees in the areas of development, operations, marketing and more. New franchisees receive an intensive three week training session at the company's headquarters as well as on-site training pre- and post-opening. Ongoing training is also offered.

Ideal Candidate

Individuals interested in buying a Dairy Queen franchise should have a passion for the brand, and have the ability to lead, mentor and train a team. Successful franchisees also have strong financial management skills and knowledge of the real estate market.

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Last Updated 6/23/16

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Interested parties should have at least $400,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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