Gloria Jean’s Coffees – 2024 Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

This is the 2024 Gloria Jean’s Coffees Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). It is a PDF document available for immediate download upon purchase.

“We offer franchises to operate a GLORIA JEAN’S COFFEES store selling gourmet coffees and teas, coffee? based beverages, and related supplies, accessories and gifts, or a GLORIA JEAN’S COFFEES kiosk for the sale of coffee, espresso, cappuccino, other coffee?based drinks, teas and other beverages, baked goods and other foods.  The total investment necessary to begin operation of a GLORIA JEAN’S COFFEES franchise is as follows:  Small GLORIA JEAN’S COFFEES store  $327,919 to $414,519. This includes …”
-Gloria Jean’s Coffees FDD, Mar 2024 2024

What is in the Gloria Jean’s Coffees 2024 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 - Gloria Jean's Coffees – 2024 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