No More Franchise Fee: You Can Now Start Your Own Potato Corner Business for Just P145K
If you see the iconic green logo of Potato Corner, then you know you’re about to smell and taste the best potato fries in the country. Potato Corner brings out excitement among its patrons, but what makes this year more exciting for the brand is it is now offering free franchise fee until the end of December.
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While the pandemic has truly hit the heart of the Philippine economy, it has pushed brands and businesses to up their game by creating more ways to make their brand relevant, essential, and profitable. Potato Corner, which is at the forefront of the franchising industry, recently launched a campaign with two objectives: to make their brand more accessible to aspiring entrepreneurs, and to help entrepreneurs cope with the impact of the pandemic.
Now, by waiving its franchise fee, more aspiring franchisees will be able to start and run their own Potato Corner branch.
Three franchise packages and formats
Whether you live in Luzon, Visayas, or Mindanao, there’s an opportunity to own a Potato Corner franchise.
Here are the three franchise packages and formats of Potato Corner you can choose from:
1| School Cart
The package includes a three-year contract and requires a minimum of four square meter of space. The original franchise fee of P100,000 is free.
2| Standard Cart
Includes a five-year contract and requires a minimum of four square meter of space with a height of 2.4 square meters. Original franchise fee of P150,000 is free.
3| Customized Package
P128,000 (plus construction cost)
Includes a five-year contract, and location must have a space for Potato Corner fries design roofing with 2.4 meters height. Original franchise fee of P100,000 is free.
What else do you need
Aside from the obvious need to have the capital in order to start your own Potato Corner branch, you also need to fulfill the following aspects:
1| Find the best location
Did you know that Potato Corner has over 1,000 stores all over the world? There are stores located in USA, Thailand, Canada, Panama, Indonesia, and more. The key to having a successful franchised business is to find the best location to establish it. Preferred locations would be those areas that are convenient and accessible, have high foot traffic, and are near business centers.
2| Possess the following qualifications
If you are financially capable, have the skill and talent for managing a business, and have the willingness and commitment to manage a Potato Corner branch, then you are qualified to be a Potato Corner franchisee. You don’t have to worry because along with the franchise packages are training and marketing programs which will significantly help you to achieve success.
3| Share the love for the brand
Women and men, young and old, everyone has been charmed by the brand of Potato Corner. Why? It’s the consistent quality among all branches that satisfies its customers all over the world. If you are one of the many who just love Potato Corner and its flavored French fries, then you, too, can become a franchisee of the brand.
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U-Franchise Sales & Management is a free franchise matching service that has helped thousands of Filipinos find the right franchise. Learn more about how to get a Potato Corner Franchise on https://www.ufranchiseasia.com/philippines/food-franchise/potato-corner
Sam Christopher Lim is the CEO of Francorp Philippines; Co-author of 12 Strategies for Franchising; President of U-Franchise Sales & Management; and Chairman for ASEAN Integration of the Philippine Franchise Association.