Jack in the Box Inc.


  • Jack in the Box Inc.
  • JACK
9330 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
  • (858) 571-4044
  • (858) 694-1501 (Fax)

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), based in San Diego, is a restaurant company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box® restaurants, one of the nation's largest hamburger chains, with over 2,200 restaurants in 21 states. Additionally, through a wholly owned subsidiary, the company operates and franchises Qdoba Mexican Grill, a leader in fast-casual dining, with over 600 restaurants in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. Jack in the Box is known for its premium QSR menu items- offering a broad selection of distinctive, innovative products targeting fast-food lovers who want delicious, craveable and affordable food that is served quickly by our friendly employees. The "breakfast all day" proposition is a major differentiator for the brand, and our breakfast menu is quite extensive.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1951

Franchising Since: 1982

Operating Units

Franchised Units 1,800 79.9%
Company-Owned Units 452 20.1%
Total Operating Units 2,252 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 2,221 100.0% In 21 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 2,221 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 927
Texas 615
Arizona 174

Registered in the following Registration States

(not registered in any registration states)

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member No
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 0
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising No
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included


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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $1.5M
Cash Investment $750K
Total Investment $1.2-2.5M
Average Total Investment $1K


Initial Franchise Fee $50K
Average Franchise Fee $50K
On-Going Royalty 5
Average Royalty 5%
Advertising Fee 5

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 10
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 10
Space Needs (in square feet) None
Preferred Site Types N/A
Encourages Conversions N/A
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth N/A
General Business Experience N/A
Specific Industry Experience N/A
Formal Education N/A
Psychological Profile N/A
Personal Interviews N/A
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract N/A
Term of Renewal Period N/A
Passive Ownership? Allowed
Area Development
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? No
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months N/A
Canada No
Overseas No
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