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"The RDS business plan was able to represent the Boston's The Gourmet Pizza concept - and the specifics of my organization - in a concise and distinct fashion. It was pivotal in obtaining financing and real estate for the growth of my area development territory."

Pankaj Presswalla
Area Developer
Boston's The Gourmet Pizza

Business Plan Preparation / Strategic Planning
Restaurant Franchises

Restaurant franchising has experienced rapid growth in recent decades and accounts for one-third of the $300 billion per year foodservice industry. RDS provides a variety of consulting services to both the franchiser and the franchisee.

For the franchisor, RDS offers the following services:

  • Define development objectives, goals and procedures;
  • Determine franchise fees, royalty payment schedules, and advertising fund contributions;
  • Define franchisee territories;
  • Develop criteria for area developer selection;
  • Derive build-out requirements;
  • Prepare franchising business plan;
  • Develop and institute training and support systems;
  • Develop operations, training and personnel systems and manuals.
For the franchisee, RDS offers the following services:
  • Review existing franchisor material;
  • Analyze income projections and cost estimates;
  • Prepare unit level economics and corporate income and expense projections;
  • Prepare franchise development business plan.

The RDS Business Plan Process