Donut Franchise Opportunities in the Southern States

Available Markets

The Shipley Do-Nuts menu of warm and delicious treats has been putting smiles on faces for over 85 years, and in that time, we’ve become one of the very best donut franchise opportunities available in the quick-service restaurant (QSR) sphere. We’re leaders in our industry by staying true to our core values and by standing by our franchise partners. Our training and support of them is second to none, and we’ve been especially busy in that department lately, as we sign more new franchise agreements with new and existing owners and open more new restaurants across the south — and beyond!

Texas Is Shipley Country!

The Shipley Do-Nuts brand got its start in the great (big) state of Texas, and today there are over 250 Shipley bakeries across it! We love that Texans have opened their hearts to our brand, and we’re excited to announce that this year, we have 45 new Shipley Do-Nuts locations planned for the Dallas-Fort Worth and North Texas areas. In fact, these markets are now sold out, but don’t worry — we still have plenty of franchise opportunities elsewhere!

No Better Time for Donut Franchise Opportunities

The fact is, there couldn’t be a better time to open your very own Shipley Do-Nuts franchise. The QSR market is thriving, and right now, we’re actively looking to expand our brand into new and exciting territories that show real promise for growth. These include Alabama, Oklahoma, the Carolinas, Virginia, and more!

“Our strategy has been to continue building out our home markets in Texas, where fans know and love us, while also working to bring ‘The World’s Greatest Do-Nut’ to new markets like Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia and beyond,” says Shipley Do-Nuts CEO Clifton Rutledge.

Best of all, when you partner with us to become a Shipley franchise owner, you can count on our comprehensive pre-opening training that will allow you to leverage our time-tested business model to the fullest. Before your bakery doors open, we’ll go over just about everything you need to know to open and operate your bakery efficiently, including:

  • How to hire and keep great staff
  • How to market your franchise
  • How to control costs and inventory
  • How to leverage vendor relationships
  • How to set growth goals
  • And much more!

We know how important it is to feel prepared to do business, so we don’t leave that up to chance. Our experts are on hand at all times to help guide and advise or just listen to feedback from our franchisees. We know they’re the ones who make our brand what it is — an award-winning opportunity for entrepreneurially-minded men and women to make a mark in the QSR industry and to serve their communities wholesome treats that harken back to simpler times. Are you ready to become one of them?

A Sweet Opportunity

Shipley’s donut franchise opportunities offer more than just a business venture; they provide a chance to be part of a beloved brand with a rich heritage and a bright future. As franchisees, individuals have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in their communities by offering wholesome treats that evoke nostalgia and joy. Shipley’s award-winning business model and unwavering commitment to its franchise partners make it an ideal choice for entrepreneurs seeking a rewarding and profitable venture in the QSR industry.

To find out more about Shipley franchise opportunities, get in touch today!

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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

Don’t worry if your market isn’t listed! Contact us to get a full list of available territories.