This is the 2017 Ben’s Barketplace Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). It is a PDF document available for immediate download upon purchase.
“Ben’s Barketplace businesses operate retail health food pet stores that offer premium quality pet food, toys and related products, and information and education to pet owners on the proper diet, health and well-being of their pets (“Ben’s Barketplace Business(es)”). The total investment necessary to begin operation of a single Ben’s Barketplace Business ranges from $188,550 to $360,550, including between $33,750 and $45,000 which must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliates. This disclosure…”
-Ben’s Barketplace FDD, Sep 2017
What is in the Ben’s Barketplace 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)?
The United States Federal Trade Commission requires all franchisors who sell franchises in the USA to compile an FDD each year which covers 23 key items of disclosure about the franchise opportunity. The FDD is written in a federally mandated format that is standardized for all franchises, must be presented in easily understood language, and typically is 100+ pages in length. This document is required to be given to a prospective franchisee before the franchise agreement is signed or any money changes hands. This document is extremely useful to anyone who is researching the history, inner workings, and other critical information and disclosures about the franchise system.