Breadsmith Franchising – 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

This is the 2020 Breadsmith Franchising Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). It is a PDF document available for immediate download upon purchase.

“The Franchise offered is for the operation of a retail and wholesale business that offers a wide assortment of premium quality hearth baked breads, hearth baked products, food products, and complementary items. The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Breadsmith primary franchise store is $380,250 to $449,750 ($377,250 – $451,750 for veterans). This includes $100,000 to $115,000 (less $3,000 if you are a veteran) that must be paid to the franchisor or affiliate. An additional inve …”
-Breadsmith Franchising FDD, Mar 2020

What is in the Breadsmith Franchising 2020 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.

Table of Contents - Breadsmith Franchising – 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

Cover Page
Table Of Contents
Disclosure Items 1-23

Item 1: The Franchisor, Its Predecessors, and Affiliates

Item 2: Business Experience

Item 3: Litigation

Item 4: Bankruptcy

Item 5: Initial Franchise Fee

Item 6: Other Fees

Item 7: Initial Investment

Item 8: Restrictions on Sources of Products and Services

Item 9: Franchisee's Obligations

Item 10: Financing

Item 11: Franchisor's Obligations

Item 12: Territory

Item 13: Trademarks

Item 14: Patents, Copyrights, and Proprietary Information

Item 15: Obligation to Participate in and the Actual Operation of the Franchise Business

Item 16: Restrictions on What the Franchisee May Sell

Item 17: Renewal, Termination, Transfer, and Dispute Resolution

Item 18: Public Figures

Item 19: Earnings Claims

Item 20: List of Outlets

Item 21: Financial Statements

Item 22: Contracts

Item 23: Receipt