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Puccino's Worldwide Limited
T: +44 (0) 845 872 4699
Coffee Bar Franchise
Puccinos opened its first store in 1995 on Putney Railway Station and is now proud to be part of the Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group.
The Puccino’s Brand has over 20 years of franchising experience and has developed its business model to retain a friendliness that few other Franchise Partners can offer. Our uniqueness is defined by a cool brand experience that engages and retains our customers through product quality, high levels of service and vibrant stores.
Twenty years on our mission remains the same and that is to deliver quality coffee every time, and giving a memorable service experience that our customers will recognise for its fun and quirky humour.
Our Team have a wealth of experience and expertise in both the Coffee and Franchising industries and have a real passion for ensuring the Brand continues to grow and thrive.
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What are we looking for?
Quite simply we are looking for Partners who have personality, are not afraid of hard work and have a desire to develop their business with our Brand.
Our shared goal is to open three stores within a five-year period. We will work with you to find locations, prepare for the shop-fit works and see these the project through to opening.
We ensure full training is given to you and your Team, and we support you through the initial opening of your new business. With your dedicated Business Manager supporting you throughout your Franchise term.
FAQ’s (frequently asked questions)
What and support will I receive?
The Operation’s and Training teams are available to advise and provide a support network for our Partners. This ensures we all achieve our goals, our consumer expectations and the Brand Standards. In order to ensure Partners achieve Brand Standards Puccino’s have available a number of services and support tools.
The type of services and tools we offer are:
- Brand Inductions
- Barista workshops
- Business Reviews
- Regular Audits
- Mystery Shopper Program
How long is the Franchise Agreement?
Our standard Franchise Term is 5 years and has the right to apply to renew for a further term subject to our franchise partner has and is in good standing with payments, has complied with the terms of the franchise and the lease is renewable with the property landlord.
If a location has a longer lease period than 5 years then we would consider granting a longer term agreement from the outset.
How much is the entrance fee?
The cost of the entrance fee is £15,000.
How much does it cost to open a store?
Costs can vary and are dependent on the location and lease costs. However, the usual costs for a Coffee bar are between £75,000 and £120,000 net and for a Deli bar you should expect cost to be between £85,000 and £210,000 net.
Initial stock, marketing and working capital are not included in the aforementioned costs.
How much money will I need?
You will be required to have a minimum of £75,000 available funds.
How much is the royalty payment?
The royalty is 8% of gross sales, payable monthly. The franchise partner will be issued free on loan EPOS system which both parties will have access to; The EPOS system will be used to calculate the royalty fee.
What’s my ROI? (return on investment)
This will depend on a number of factors, such as how you treat your assets in your accounts. Typically, franchise partners look to recover their initial investment over a 3 or 5 year period.
Do you have a Marketing fee?
Whilst there is a marketing fee of 2% of gross sales allowed for in the Franchise Contract we do not currently charge a set fee. Marketing contributions are calculated on a location by location basis and will cover the cost of the development and print of promotional materials.
Can I sell my franchise?
We hope to partner for many years to come but circumstances can change and therefore your contract does allow for a resale of the franchise. Any potential buyer must be approved by Puccinos.
What do we get?
- Puccinos Branded shop with design and build support
- La San Marco Brewing Equipment & maintenance contract
- Epos solution
- Employment Law support
- Branded Uniform
- Complete Supplier List (Food & consumables)
- Brand Induction
- Barista Training
- Menus, Product specifications
- On Site Training
- Annual Marketing Plan
- Operational Support
- The right to trade under the Puccinos Brand.
Interested in learning more about our Franchise opportunities, then please contact us and we will be in touch.