Frequently Asked Questions
Do you help me find a location for my store?
Yes. Tully’s uses a structured approach to the real estate process. We use pre-qualified brokers who know their local markets.
Why own a Tully’s Coffee retail store?
At Tully’s, we know customers have many choices for their coffee experience, just like prospective franchisees have many choices of restaurants, that is why it’s our mission to provide the world’s ultimate coffee shop experience with the highest-quality products, most inviting stores, friendliest staff and best value. Coffee is a fun business to be in, and by leveraging the power of the Tully’s brand, you’ll be able to serve your community better coffee while enjoying the support of a franchise system.
What is the franchise fee?
What do I get for the franchise fee?
The Tully’s prestigious brand, site selection assistance, store design assistance, store operations training, grand opening support and ongoing operations support.
What is the royalty rate?
Are there any other fees?
There is a 2% marketing/advertising fee.
What’s the most important part of buying a franchise?
Do your research. We can’t stress the importance of checking out your franchisor and their operation.
How big is a Tully’s Coffee retail store?
There are three models to choose from – drive-thru, inline and traditional. Square footages range from 1,000 to just over 2,000 square feet.
How much will it cost to build my store?
Currently, the build-out costs range from approximately $153,000 and $428,200 depending on the store model you choose and the size of the space you lease.
Can I open a store anywhere?
Tully’s will review each store proposal on a case-by-case basis.
How do I qualify to become a franchisee?
Plan to have enough cash to cover 30% of your total investment. You will need to qualify for a business loan if you plan to finance part of your investment. You will need a good credit rating to get a lease for your store location.
Franchising allows you to take advantage of an organization’s refined system of bringing goods to market. You get the strength and buying power of an entire system versus trying to supply your operation as a single buyer.