Are you a fan of your local Great Harvest? Have you always dreamed of owning your own store (or stores) in your hometown but thought there was no territory available because the current franchisee owns the rights to the surrounding area? If you answered yes to these two questions, we may have a solution for you! Great Harvest Franchising has granted existing stores the opportunity to sell part of their territory.
Great Harvest traditionally awarded very large territories to our franchisees, most of whom own one or two stores within that territory. Back when our stores were exclusively bread stores, the large territories made sense, but with the evolution of our model to bakery cafes, there is an opportunity to incorporate more locations within these legacy territories. In many instances across the country, the territory owned by existing franchisees can support additional bakery cafes without cannibalization.
Benefits of buying territory from an existing franchisee: