Is Owning a Franchise Profitable in the Breakfast Segment Compared to Other QSRs?

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Donuts are hot right now, and the breakfast and morning segment is sizzling! They are not just a popular choice among the younger generation; everybody loves donuts. Donut franchises are a profitable business and a lucrative opportunity for entrepreneurs and quick-service restaurant (QSR) owners looking to expand their portfolios. Here are four reasons why you should consider owning a donut shop franchise compared to other QSRs in the breakfast segment.


They Are Multifunctional

By owning a donut shop instead of a traditional QSR, you can offer your customers a variety of menu items that don’t have to adhere to a particular time of day or meal type. A donut QSR franchise can be a breakfast cafe for those rush-hour mornings to work, a coffee shop for your meetings, a lunchtime hangout spot with your friends, or an excuse to meet for an after dinner coffee and treat.

Customers, especially millennials, whose spending habits account for a majority of the buying power, spend less time inside traditional restaurants, giving donut franchisees the ability to broaden their scope— meaning your customers are more likely to stay in your Shipley Do-Nuts shop longer— thus increasing the likelihood of purchasing or trying out more items on your menu.


Fresh Menu Development and Innovation

Owning a donut franchise has evolved over the years. Donuts are not confined to the sweet category, as donut shop establishments incorporate varieties in their menus. Shipley Do-Nuts is not only known for its deliciously fresh baked donuts but also their rolls, kolaches, fills, and coffee

We at Shipley know the time, effort, and expertise that goes into creating a menu your customers will love. That’s why we offer our multi-unit franchisees the perfect menu of over 60 varieties of our handcrafted donuts and kolaches baked daily to add a little joy to your customer’s day!


Quality Matters

While convenience may be essential to attracting new customers at breakfast, quality matters more. At Shipley Do-Nuts, we adhere to strict food safety standards to prevent compromising the quality of our freshly baked treats. Compared to other QSRs in the breakfast segment, we don’t compromise the quality of our food, and we pride ourselves on offering our customers the best goodies! 

Everyone has certain routines they follow—some that require kick-starting their day with a sugar and/or caffeine boost. That’s why donut shops make the perfect QSR franchises to invest in, as they’re versatile in their offerings and cater to consumers at any time. 

At Shipley Do-Nuts, we will not only help you get started in a market that’s suitable for your shop, we’ll also train you and your staff, and help you with all your marketing and operational needs. We will provide the guidance you need to ensure your business runs smoothly. After all, we are in the business of turning passions of the stomach into profit with our multi-unit opportunities for our franchisees. 

Are you ready to take the next steps to franchising with Shipley Do-Nuts to start your own donut shop? We’d love to hear from you, so contact us today!

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