WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CHECKERS DRIVE-IN RESTAURANTS AND RALLY'S HAMBURGER?
Checkers acquired Rally’s in 1999, where Rally’s was predominant in the market the Rally’s branding was kept. Checkers & Rally’s have the same menu items and serve the same exact food provided by the same distributors. Support for both brands is provided by the Restaurant Support Center in Tampa.
MINIMUM FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS?
$750,000 minimum net worth of which $250,000 is liquid per location.
$30,000 per location.
FRANCHISE AGREEMENT TERMS?
20 year term.
ESTIMATED INITIAL INVESTMENT?
$96,414 – $1,501,265 - Initial investment range based on various building formats and excludes real estate. Per Item 7 in the 2018 Checkers & Rally's Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).
AVERAGE UNIT VOLUME?
Item 19 of Checkers & Rally's 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Statement of Average New Sales for first 52-week period of operations. (Based on new restaurants per their first 12 months).
Corporate Checkers $1,235,549 Rally's $1,317,301
NUMBER OF UNITS?
Item 20 of Checkers & Rally's 2018 FDD as of January 1, 2018.
Corporate Franchise Total Checkers 135 442 577 Rally's 131 165 296 873
AVERAGE LENGTH OF TIME TO DEVELOP?
Estimated 6 to 12 months, dependent on site type, permits and construction.
ROYALTY AND ADVERTISING FEES?
- Royalty 4% of net sales
- Total Advertising Expenditure Requirement – 4.5% of Net Sales
- Marketing Cooperative (Co-op) Fees – determined by individual Designated Marketing Area (DMA) Co-ops