What type of franchise is available?
Books & Brews Used Bookstore and Taproom model is our flagship concept that is inexpensive, opens quickly, is easy to operate, profitable, and can go in virtually any strip mall in the country.
How much will I need to invest?
The estimated initial investments to lease and equip a property in order to establish a Books & Brews Taproom franchise may be between $99,000 to $301,000 greatly depending on location and current state of the commercial space.
What is the typical size of your Taprooms?
Books & Brews Used Bookstore and Taprooms range from 2,000 to 5,000 square feet.
How much training and support will I receive?
You and one member of your management staﬀ will receive hands-on training at our store in Indianapolis, Indiana for one week.
Do you offer financing?
Books & Brews does not oﬀer any direct financing but can recommend some third party financing options for you. Equipment leases are very common in the industry and we can help you with lease providers.
What is the royalty fee?
The royalty fee covers the ongoing support services that you will receive as a Books & Brews franchisee, as well as entitling you to the use of the Books & Brews service marks, proprietary business system, and marketing assistance. The royalty fee is five percent of gross sales with a one percent marketing royalty, which goes toward regional and nationwide marketing campaigns.
How much money can I make with a Books & Brews Franchise?
The Federal Trade Commission regulates what Books & Brews is allowed to disclose to potential franchisees. As you proceed through the process of purchasing your Books & Brews, you will receive the Franchise Disclosure Document that details more about the business opportunity.
How much money do I need in the bank to qualify as a potential candidate for a Books & Brews?
We recommend that candidates have $75,000 cash or liquid assets on deposit to be considered as a Books & Brews candidate, however, we review each potential candidate's financial eligibility on a case-by-case basis.