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Be a Shipley Do-Nut Franchisee.

Join the hottest, freshest concept in franchising.

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Why Shipley?

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Open a franchise with Shipley Do-Nuts and spread joy in your community.

Established in 1936, Shipley Do Nuts has been delighting customers of all ages for generations. We’re a fast-growing brand that’s well-suited for individuals with quick service restaurant (QSR) or franchise expertise, and now with more than 340 stores up and running, we want to make life delicious in your community! Are you ready to become part of our emerging brand and open your very own Shipley franchise?

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Right now, the QSR industry is meeting the demands of millions of consumers every day, and their hunger for deliciously sweet baked goodness is not going away anytime soon!

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If you’re a successful entrepreneur looking for a partner with a proven brand or an experienced restaurant operator who wants to expand your portfolio, a do-nut shop franchise with Shipley is a time-tested opportunity!

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Why Partner with Shipley? If you’re looking for a strong business model with an experienced and proven franchise look no further than Shipley. Our high-quality gourmet products are made fresh daily using seven ingredients, and our clean stores and friendly customer service have won the hearts of millions of customers for the last 8+ decades.

We're a Favorite

Shipley Do-Nuts franchise is a beloved brand with strong regional name recognition and solid core values that make us a leader in the QSR industry.

We're Experts

Our business model has been refined over the course of 8 decades, allowing you to run your franchise more simply and efficiently, freeing you for growth!

We're There

Shipley provides a dedicated and seasoned group of industry professionals ready to support your training, store opening, and ongoing operation support needs.

We’re Tasty

We offer over 60 varieties of do-nuts, pastries, and kolaches, all produced from the same easy-to-use mix, allowing for high volume, high quality, and lots of mouth-watering deliciousness!

We’re Consistent

Our stores feature gold-standard baking equipment used by some of the biggest names in our industry, guaranteeing your products will be consistently delicious.

We’re Flexible

Site selection is critical to your success! Shipley offers store design flexibility to reduce startup costs and pave the way for multi-unit expansion.

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Let’s Look at the Numbers

A Shipley Do-Nuts franchise comes with plenty of perks you won’t find otherwise, like our marketing help, our proprietary recipes, operations support, and much more. Below are some important numbers to consider as you think about a do-nut shop business with Shipley.

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Lawrence Shipley created the very first Shipley Do-Nuts back in 1936 from a gourmet recipe that his wife, Lillie, would follow in the couple’s kitchen while balancing their infant son on her knee. Cut by hand and served hot throughout the day, the do-nuts were five cents a dozen and only sold wholesale. Four years later, they’d become so successful that Lawrence began selling on the retail market, and the rest, as they say, is history!

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At the heart of every Shipley Do-Nuts bakery are the core values that have made us a beloved brand for over four generations. Our people, our process, and our products define our brand, and we strive to provide an experience found nowhere else on earth!

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Our Training and Support

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One of the great things about starting a do-nut franchise with Shipley Do-Nuts is that it comes with comprehensive training and ongoing support, meaning you’ll have our expert guidance every step of the way for the life of your business.

You can count on:

Becoming Part of the Shipley Family Is Simple!

We pride ourselves on a franchise process that’s straightforward and transparent. A few of the steps include:

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Our Next Ideal Candidate Just Might Be You!

The Shipley Do-Nuts franchise opportunity is perfect for just about anyone, thanks to our time-tested business model and ongoing support. Still, we like to see candidates who have:

A desire to engage with their community
A willingness to follow our systems and procedures
A commitment to being a hands-on franchise owner
A love of customer service
Excellent people skills
A strong work ethic

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Our Sweet Offerings Are Not the Only Perks of Multi-Unit Ownership!

Multi-unit franchising with Shipley is an effective strategy for those looking to see the maximum return on their investments, and we’re seeking candidates with the ability to develop three or more stores. Our streamlined operating system and flexible real estate options mean multi-unit ownership makes a lot of sense, especially if you’re an experienced operator who wants to expand into the QSR industry. It also comes with plenty of perks!

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Broader Market Presence

Better Bottom Line

More Room for Growth

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Our Available Territories

Ready to get going with your Shipley Do-Nuts franchise? We can’t wait, either! Check out our territory map below, and don’t worry if you don’t see your area. We’re always working to identify new ones, so let’s talk!

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“I knew when I took that first bite of glazed do-nut I was going to stay with Shipley forever. Shipley is a franchise but it’s a family-owned franchise”

Lianne, Houston, TX

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Recent News And Articles

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A Guide to Starting a Do-nut Business That Stands Out

When starting a do-nut business, you are likely to have a number of questions about how to make your business stand out from other businesses in your area. The things you do to achieve that will vary depending on your business’ location, but the good news is there are ways a Shipley Do-Nuts franchise stands

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As a franchise investor, looking for an opportunity to grow your business portfolio is often about finding the right fit and the right opportunity. Knowing what you want is important, especially when you’re looking for a brand offering multi-unit franchise opportunities. The great thing about Shipley Do-Nuts is that we currently have many multi-unit opportunities

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What Makes Our DoNut Franchise Easy to Operate?

There are all kinds of reasons why owning a Shipley Do-nut franchise is a smart business decision: our recognized and respected brand name that makes marketing your donut shop and bakery much easier; a business model that’s been tested and refined over the course of 85 years; corporate support that means access to important vendor

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Alabama

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Alabaster
  • Albertville
  • Anniston
  • Athens
  • Auburn
  • Bessemer
  • Birmingham
  • Daphne
  • Decatur
  • Dothan
  • Enterprise
  • Fairhope
  • Foley
  • Florence
  • Gadsden
  • Helena
  • Homewood
  • Huntsville
  • Madison
  • Mobile
  • Montgomery
  • Mountain Brook
  • Northport
  • Opelika
  • Oxford
  • Pelham
  • Phenix City
  • Prattville
  • Trussville
  • Tuscaloosa
  • Vestavia Hills

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Alaska

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Arizona

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Arkansas

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Fayetteville
  • Fort Smith
  • Springdale
  • Rogers
  • Conway
  • Bentonville
  • Bella Vista
  • Paragould
  • W. Memphis
  • Van Buren

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California

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Colorado

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Arvada
  • Aurora
  • Boulder
  • Brighton
  • Broomfield
  • Castle Rock
  • Centennial
  • Cimarron Hills
  • Columbine
  • Commerce City
  • Dakota Ridge
  • Denver
  • Englewood
  • Erie
  • Evans
  • Fort Collins
  • Fountain
  • Golden
  • Grand Junction
  • Greely
  • Highlands Ranch
  • Lafayette
  • Lakewood
  • Littleton
  • Longmont
  • Louisville
  • Loveland
  • Montrose
  • Northglenn
  • Parker
  • Pueblo
  • Pueblo West
  • Thornton
  • Westminster
  • Wheat Ridge
  • Windsor

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Connecticut

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Delaware

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District of Columbia

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Florida

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Alafaya
  • Altamonte Springs
  • Apopka
  • Boca Raton
  • Bonita Springs
  • Boynton Beach
  • Bradenton
  • Brandon
  • Cape Coral
  • Clearwater
  • Clermont
  • Coconut Creek
  • Coral Gables
  • Coral Springs
  • Country Club
  • Cutler Bay
  • Davie
  • Daytona Beach
  • Deerfield Beach
  • Delray Beach
  • Deltona
  • Doral
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Fort Myers
  • Fort Pierce
  • Fontainebleau
  • Four Corners
  • Gainesville
  • Greenacres
  • Hallandale Beach
  • Hialeah
  • Hollywood
  • Homestead
  • Horizon West
  • Jacksonville
  • Jupiter
  • Kendale Lakes
  • Kendall
  • Kissimmee
  • Lakeland
  • Largo
  • Lauderhill
  • Leesburg
  • Lehigh Acres
  • Margate
  • Meadow Woods
  • Melbourne
  • Miami
  • Miami Beach
  • Miami Gardens
  • Miramar
  • Navarre
  • North Fort Myers
  • North Lauderdale
  • North Miami
  • North Miami Beach
  • North Port
  • Oakland Park
  • Ocala
  • Ocoee
  • Orlando
  • Palm Bay
  • Palm Beach Gardens
  • Palm Coast
  • Palm Harbor
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Pensacola
  • Pine Hills
  • Pinellas Park
  • Plantation
  • Poinciana
  • Pompano Beach
  • Port Charlotte
  • Port Orange
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Riverview
  • Sanford
  • Sarasota
  • Springhill
  • St. Cloud
  • St. Petersburg
  • Sunrise
  • Tallahassee
  • Tamiami
  • Tampa
  • The Hammocks
  • The Villages
  • Titusville
  • Town n Country
  • University
  • Wellington
  • Wesley Chapel
  • West Palm Beach
  • Westchester
  • Weston
  • Winter Garden
  • Winter Haven
  • Winter Park

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Georgia

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Acworth
  • Albany
  • Alpharetta
  • Athens
  • Atlanta
  • Augusta
  • Brookhaven
  • Canton
  • Carrolton
  • Cartersville
  • Chamblee
  • Columbus
  • Dalton
  • Decatur
  • Douglasville
  • Duluth
  • Dunwoody
  • East Point
  • Evans
  • Fayetteville
  • Gainesville
  • Griffin
  • Hinesville
  • Johns Creek
  • Kennesaw
  • LaGrange
  • Lawrenceville
  • Mableton
  • Macon
  • Marietta
  • Martinez
  • McDonough
  • Milton
  • Newnan
  • Norcross
  • Peachtree City
  • Peachtree Corners
  • Perry
  • Pooler
  • Redan
  • Rome
  • Roswell
  • Sandy Springs
  • Savannah
  • Smyrna
  • Snellville
  • South Fulton
  • Statesboro
  • Stockbridge
  • Stonecrest
  • Sugar Hill
  • Thomasville
  • Tifton
  • Tucker
  • Union City
  • Valdosta
  • Warner Robbins
  • Woodstock

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Hawaii

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Idaho

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Illinois

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Indiana

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Iowa

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Kansas

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Bossier City
  • Broussard
  • Chalmette
  • Hammond
  • Houma
  • Kenner
  • Lafayette
  • Lake Charles
  • Laplace
  • Metairie
  • Monroe
  • New Iberia
  • New Orleans
  • Prairieville
  • Ruston
  • Shenandoah
  • Shreveport
  • Slidell
  • Terrytown
  • Zachary

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Maine

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Maryland

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Massachusetts

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Michigan

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Minnesota

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Mississippi

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Columbus
  • Gulfport
  • Horn Lake
  • Madison
  • Olive Branch
  • Oxford
  • Pascagoula
  • Pearl
  • Ridgeland
  • Southaven
  • Tupelo
  • Vicksburg

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Missouri

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Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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New Hampshire

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New Jersey

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New Mexico

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New York

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North Carolina

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Apex
  • Asheboro
  • Asheville
  • Burlington
  • Cary
  • Chapel Hill
  • Charlotte
  • Clayton
  • Clemmons
  • Concord
  • Cornelius
  • Durham
  • Elizabeth City
  • Fayetteville
  • Fuquay-Varina
  • Garner
  • Gastonia
  • Goldsboro
  • Greensboro
  • Greenville
  • Hickory
  • High Point
  • Holly Springs
  • Huntersville
  • Indian Trail
  • Jacksonville
  • Kannapolis
  • Leland
  • Lexington
  • Matthews
  • Monroe
  • Mooresville
  • Morrisville
  • New Bern
  • Raleigh
  • Rocky Mount
  • Salisbury
  • Sanford
  • Shelby
  • Statesville
  • Thomasville
  • Wake Forest
  • Wilmington
  • Wilson
  • Winston-Salem

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North Dakota

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Ohio

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Oklahoma

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Altus
  • Ardmore
  • Bartlesville
  • Bixby
  • Broken Arrow
  • Claremore
  • Del City
  • Duncan
  • Duncan
  • Durant
  • Edmond
  • Enid
  • Jenks
  • Lawton
  • McAlester
  • Midwest City
  • Moore
  • Muskogee
  • Oklahoma City
  • Owasso
  • Ponca City
  • Sand Springs
  • Sapulpa
  • Shawnee
  • Stillwater
  • Tulsa
  • Yukon

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

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Rhode Island

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South Carolina

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Aiken
  • Anderson
  • Bluffton
  • Charleston
  • Clemson
  • Columbia
  • Conway
  • Easley
  • Florence
  • Fort Mill
  • Goose Creek
  • Greenville
  • Greenwood
  • Greer
  • Hilton Head Island
  • Lexington
  • Mauldin
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Myrtle Beach
  • North Augusta
  • North Charleston
  • Rock Hill
  • Simpsonville
  • Spartanburg
  • Summerville
  • Sumter
  • Taylors

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South Dakota

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Tennessee

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Nashville
  • Murfreesboro
  • Smyrna
  • La Vergne
  • Sevierville
  • Memphis
  • Bartlett
  • Collierville
  • Germantown
  • Kingsport
  • Bristol
  • Hendersonville
  • Gallatin
  • Johnson City
  • Franklin
  • Brentwood
  • Mount Juliet
  • Lebanon

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Texas

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Utah

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Vermont

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Virginia

We currently have the following markets available:

  • Chesapeake
  • Hampton
  • Lynchburg
  • Norfolk
  • Newport News
  • Portsmouth
  • Richmond
  • Roanoke
  • Suffolk
  • Virginia Beach

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Washington

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West Virginia

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Wisconsin

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Wyoming

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