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McDonald's Franchise Information

  
  
  
McDonald's Franchise Information:
McDonalds Franchise
In 1954, Ray Kroc was a distributor for the Multimixer milkshake mixing machine.  Mr. Kroc had been a dixie cup salesman and sold several other items before running into the McDonald's brothers in San Bernandino.  The Brothers were uninterested in growing the company, they were quite happy with their successful restaurant and didn't want much to do with the McDonald's franchise development idea. They struck a deal that would allow Ray Kroc to open McDonald's franchises and the brothers could be involved in the management with him.  Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald’s restaurant in 1955 in Des Plaines, IL.  The McDonald's chain quickly became successful and eventually the McDonald's brothers were bought out of the business for $1.7 million each...enough to cover taxes and pay each of them $1 million.  In 1965 McDonald's went public and today is the leading global foodservice retailer with more than 30,000 restaurants, located in more than 100 countries.

Background and Benefits

The McDonald's business model has always worked, and with national and international advertising powered by many of the world's largest advertising firms, McDonald’s Corporation manages to serve over 27 million Americans everyday.  Owning a McDonald's restaurant is a tremendous opportunity for a McDonald's franchisee.  Because of the success and demand for McDonald's franchises, the company is very selective in who they choose as franchise partners.  They only seek individuals with significant business experience who have successfully owned or managed multiple business units and have significant financial resources. McDonald's Corporation makes it clear that they are about growing business, making money, and having fun, and only the serious entrepreneur need apply.

How Much does a McDonald's Franchise Cost?

It takes a lot of potatoes to make these fries so come prepared. You will need a minimum of $300,000 in non-borrowed, personal resources to be considered for a franchise. Most Owner/Operators enter the System by purchasing an existing restaurant directly from McDonald’s or from a McDonald's Owner/Operator. A small number of new operators choose to purchase a new facility, but that requires an initial down payment of 40% as opposed to 25% for an existing restaurant. Intensive training addresses all aspects of operating a McDonald's restaurant. While McDonald’s does not offer financing, McDonald’s Owner/Operators have access to the company’s established lender relationships with some of the lowest lending rates in the industry.

What We Like

McDonald’s provides hands on training and the materials you need to become a success. With world-class training, world-class service, world-class support, and unsurpassed name recognition, McDonald’s is a sure winner for franchisees seeking a serious “all-in” franchising opportunity with guaranteed community presence and predictable profits. All this and they still serve a shake so thick you need a spoon.

Pros

  • Special Incentive Programs -MinorityFran Participant
  • Recession Proof Market - McDonald's serves more than 27 million individuals daily according to 2007 statistics.
  • World Class Training - McDonald's is recognized as a premier franchising company around the world. Training is required prior to becoming an owner/operator.

Cons

  • Cost - McDonald's does not provide financing or assistance other than the special incentives for minorities.
  • No Absenteeism - McDonald's franchises are open only to individuals who are involved with the day-to-day operations of the restaurants-no absenteeism allowed.

McDonald's Franchise Information

Business Established: 1955
Franchising Since: 1955
Total Investment: $511,000 to $1,000,500

Comments

hii, i want to buy mc donalds franchisee .kindly tell me the details
Posted @ Monday, April 04, 2011 1:17 PM by NAKUL NAYYAR
Hello Nakul,  
 
 
 
The key details for the McDonald's franchise are the initial investment. McDonalds is very strict about who is considered capable to open and run a location of the franchise chain. You will need to be able to show at least $500,000 USD in liquid capital to be considered a viable candidate. They are the best in the business, it is certainly a high investment franchise business. For more information on McDonalds or other franchises, please feel free to email me: Info@franchisemarketingsystems.com
Posted @ Tuesday, April 05, 2011 9:28 AM by Christopher James Conner
i want to open a franchise of mcdonald's
Posted @ Thursday, June 09, 2011 1:37 PM by nazir kamin
Hi I want start MacDonald franchises in Afghanistan. Our company intends to invest on this business. Please tell me how to meet some one in charge to meet with or please email me @ shakib6@yahoo.com. We are really serious about this business.
Posted @ Monday, June 20, 2011 3:06 AM by Shak
Hi I want to open franchise of mac donald in dubai please give me more infomaition
Posted @ Saturday, May 18, 2013 1:31 PM by mir mohsen hashemian
i like brand
Posted @ Tuesday, May 21, 2013 5:22 AM by madhukar choudhry
Hi, I want to open franchise of Mcdonald's in U.P., India
Posted @ Wednesday, June 05, 2013 3:19 AM by Ayush Agarwal
I am interested for the franchise opportunities in UAE. Kindly email me your complete requirements and details.
Posted @ Monday, August 05, 2013 12:16 AM by Denson
dir sir I want to open franchise of macdonald's in iraq please give me more infomaition
Posted @ Monday, September 16, 2013 2:39 AM by hussam manal
Hello my name is Takelia.I have been working with MCDONALD'S for 2year and I would love to open a unique McDonald's in Georgia.hopefully one day I will find the right investor to help with the funds.
Posted @ Tuesday, January 07, 2014 8:59 PM by Takelia McCrimon
Hi Takelia, Mcdonalds is a great franchise brand and offers a great deal of value to franchisees. Many former Mcdonalds employees have become franchisees over time. There are many options for funding as well, I would recommend visiting your local SCORE office or SBA counsel.  
Posted @ Tuesday, January 07, 2014 9:20 PM by Christopher James Conner
I am interested for the franchise opportunities in pakistan and uae . Kindly email me your complete requirements and details.  
 
email.yousufsaigal90@gmail.com
Posted @ Wednesday, January 08, 2014 6:23 PM by yousuf saigal
Hello Yousuf, thank you for contacting us regarding the McDonald's franchise model. Unfortunately, based on my interactions with McDonald's, they have not been interested in opening franchise stores in Pakistan. In regards to the UAE, we currently work with the master franchisee who owns the rights to UAE and Dubai. If you would still like information though, we would be happy to provide this.
Posted @ Thursday, January 09, 2014 6:56 AM by Christopher James Conner
Hey, 
 
I would like to open up a Mc Donalds franchise in Dubai, I know there is a master franchise from which we have to seek aproval. But how much would a franchise in dubai cost ? How much would be the operating expense in one year and how much royalty would I have to pay ? 
 
Thanks
Posted @ Tuesday, January 21, 2014 4:55 AM by Juzer
Hi,good day. Im Rodalyn,my boss is too much interested in franchising a Mcdonalds here in Dubai but I cant find any contacts to call for the inquiries to know all the requirements needed to be a franchisee. Can you help me with these? Can you please send all details on my email finance@jahanigroup.com 
 
Your reply will be highly appreciated. Thank you.
Posted @ Sunday, January 26, 2014 12:40 AM by Rodalyn Lat
I am interested for the franchise opportunities in UAE ABU DHABI . Kindly send email me your complete requirements and details.
Posted @ Sunday, February 09, 2014 4:07 PM by yasir arfat
INTRESTED TO OPEN McDonalds franchise in any GCC or African country. 
Can you you please mention still where you have the opportunity to open. Please advise on my mailing address "s.sent@live.com".
Posted @ Thursday, March 13, 2014 1:44 AM by RIAZ SHAIKH
Hello, franchise information has been sent to your email!
Posted @ Thursday, March 13, 2014 7:57 AM by Christopher James Conner
I am interested in franchise opportunity within UAE. Kindly send me details as to who I can approach locally or globally for this.
Posted @ Wednesday, May 14, 2014 3:31 AM by Khurram Khan
Hello Khurram, I have forwarded an email regarding the McDonald's franchise in the UAE.
Posted @ Wednesday, May 14, 2014 6:45 AM by Christopher James Conner
I am interested for the franchise opportunities in UAE DUBAI . Kindly send email me your complete requirements and details.
Posted @ Tuesday, May 20, 2014 5:42 AM by Valeed
I am interested in franchise opportunity within UAE. Kindly send me details as to who I can approach locally  
regards. 
Ardalan
Posted @ Wednesday, June 04, 2014 12:33 PM by ardalan
Hi  
I would like to buy or open new macdonald franchise in uae if any one can give me the information how do I do that and who shall I contact.  
Thank you
Posted @ Thursday, June 05, 2014 2:39 AM by nisar
I would like to open up a Mc Donalds franchise in Dubai, I know there is a master franchise from which we have to seek aproval. But how much would a franchise in dubai cost ? How much would be the operating expense in one year and how much royalty would I have to pay ? 
regards
Posted @ Sunday, June 15, 2014 5:36 AM by Hidayatulla Inamdar
McDonalds like many successful franchisors will only offer international (mcdonalds is a US based franchisor) franchises under a master franchise model. This allows the franchisor to expand more efficiently with in the UAE's case a multi-national public company who owns the rights to the region. I would recommend contacting mcdonalds directly atwww.mcdonalds.com and see if there are opportunities to work with the master franchise as an operating partner. I also would recommend looking into new emerging franchise brands Whig would provide a higher potential ROI than a mature brand such as Mcdonalds, visit the franchise marketing systems emerging brand list;www.franchisemarketingsystems.com/clients.
Posted @ Sunday, June 15, 2014 11:35 AM by Christopher James Conner
Dear Sir, 
 
Good day to you !! Can you please email me the details of the master franchise of UAE. I would like to know more about the procedures and operations on starting the franchise in Dubai. 
 
Thanks for your time. 
 
Regards, 
 
Jishin.
Posted @ Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:34 PM by Jishin
Can I have information to open a franchise of Macdonald in UAE. 
please send the information at  
Sohail_it24@hotmail.com 
Posted @ Wednesday, June 25, 2014 2:18 AM by Sohail Iqbal
I want to have a franchise of Macdonald in UAE. Can any one please let me know, what is the procedure.. if it is possible, and any contact detail 
 
Br 
Sohail Iqbal
Posted @ Wednesday, June 25, 2014 2:21 AM by Sohail Iqbal
Good Day, 
 
We would like to have franchise if McDonald's in Kabul/Afghanistan. We hope you can assist us. 
 
Looking for your response - 
 
Ahmad -
Posted @ Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:47 AM by Ahmad
Hi , 
 
Could you please advice about the contact information to open a McDonald outlet in Dubai  
 
thanks
Posted @ Friday, July 18, 2014 10:31 AM by Prajval Fernandes
Hi i would like to receive info on how to take Mc donalds franchisein UAE. I would appreciate if you do write to me and show some guiding light
Posted @ Sunday, August 03, 2014 6:24 PM by Pankaj Gautam
Hello Pankaj, yes, we have emailed you some information on the mcdonalds franchise in the Middle East. In addition, please review some of franchise marketing systems clients here;www.franchisemarketingsystems.com
Posted @ Sunday, August 03, 2014 9:04 PM by Christopher James Conner
hi,i would like to know details about macdonald for pakistan and uae thanks 
Posted @ Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:23 AM by asif
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