How to Franchise J.CO Donuts & Coffee in the Philippines

A direct competitor of the ever-popular Krispy Kreme (founded in 1937) for glazed donuts and signature coffee, J.CO Donuts & Coffee is quickly gaining popularity around the world despite it being founded only in 2006.

In malls across the Philippines, you can arguably find queues of similar length at both donut outlets. To franchise Krispy Kreme, click here.

If you want to franchise J.CO Donuts & Coffee, then read on.

Photo credit: J.CO Donuts & Coffee

Founded in Lippo Karawaci, Indonesia back on May 18, 2006, the donut shop currently has its headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia. The following year, the brand began its global expansion by opening an outlet in Malaysia.

Today, there are over 300 J.CO Donuts & Coffee stores across the world!

Photo credit: J.CO Donuts & Coffee

The first branch in the Philippines opened in 2012. The number has quickly grown to 44 in 2017. As the brand continues to expand across the country, this is your chance to franchise your own J.CO Donuts & Coffee.

Franchise Steps

On its website, the brand outlines its franchise process.

Step 1. Inquiry.

Using the form available on their official website, you can provide the company with your basic information. This includes your name, company name, country you are interested in opening a shop in, how many stores you plan to develop, your net worth and planned liquid capital (in US dollars), and additional information you might want to add to aid in the approval of your franchise request.

Step 2. Selection process.

As part of the selection process, franchise applications who pass the first stage are required to produce documents to prove their claim, especially regarding their financial information. Applicants should also pass their business plan and in-depth background for further checking.

Step 3. Legal matters.

Once the company comes up with a shortlist of applicants or your application has been approved, you will be invited to a meeting where legal matters such as terms and conditions of the contracts will be discussed.

Step 4. Pre-opening.

Once legal matters are smoothed out, you will receive help in designing and building your store, training your staff, and conducting marketing campaigns.

Step 5. New store grand opening.

Congratulations! Your store is up and ready to open its doors to your customers!

Franchise Costs

According to Pinoy Money Talk, franchise applicants need to pay a franchise fee ranging from $10,000 to $20,000. Depending on the size of the store you wish to open, you would need a total investment anywhere from $250,000 to $1.5 million per store.

For further details, contact J.CO Donuts & Coffee through the following:

  • Website: www.jcodonuts.com.ph
  • Telephone no.: (+632) 844 8441
  • Head Office: 2225 Tolentino St., Pasay City, Metro Manila
  • Email: franchise@jcodonuts.com