Pizza Hut Delivery has launched a franchising program in Romania, as part of its development strategy in Romania. The company aims to open new locations in the big cities of the country and reach 30 units in the next three years.
The acquisition price of a franchise Pizza Hut Delivery is EUR 25,100 and the average cost for opening a location is approximately EUR 200,000 depending on the location surface and placement. The sum includes royalty, operational costs (equipments, fleet) and the set up of a Pizza Hut Delivery space according to the international standards. The minimum length of a contract is 10 years, with the possibility of extention.
“We set up Pizza Hut Delivery in Romania 10 years ago and since then we’ve grown and gained an important segment of the local market. We now have 12 units in the country, three opened at the end of the last year, two in Bucharest and one in Brasov and we also have a delivery unit in Cluj-Napoca. We are now ready to give entrepreneurs and individuals the opportunity to become franchisees. Our objective is to expand the units network from Romania, “ said Mark Hilton, franchise Business consultant Pizza Hut Delivery.
“The launch of the program is a natural step in the expansion process in Romania, after the growth of Pizza Hut Delivery from the last years. Our program will be develop on a 2-3 months period when we’ll train the new partner in the international franchising system , they’ll have access to all the online platforms from international level of Pizza Hut, such as evaluation platforms, both operational and financial audit and and we’ll offer them consultancy for opening new locations, activities that we can start at the same time,” said Dan Ilie, executive director of Pizza Hut Delivery Romania (in photo).
The conditions that a new franchisee have to fulfill to get a franchise is to own or rent a space between 100 and 150 sqm, to have a 8-week specialized training, to respect the employees number, between 20 and 25 persons, and to have the required capital.
Currently there is only one franchise unit, Pizza Hut Delivery Obor, a pilot project implemented successfully.