Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Doc Popcorn headquartered?

Doc Popcorn was founded in Boulder, CO and is now headquartered in Paducah, KY.

How many franchise units does Doc Popcorn have today?

Doc Popcorn has more than 100 locations. 

Does Doc Popcorn have international franchise opportunities?

Yes, Doc Popcorn is offering international Master Franchise Agreements on a case-by-case basis. To learn more about Doc Popcorn international opportunities click here.

How much is the franchise fee?

$15,000 for the Initial Franchise Fee

What are the investment requirements to financially qualify for a Doc Popcorn Franchise?

Doc Popcorn requires a minimum net worth of $250,000 and minimum liquid capital of $80,000. 

What is the total investment range for a Doc Popcorn Franchise?

You can start your Doc Popcorn business for under $50,000. The estimated total initial investment ranges from $39,500 to $345,050. The amount you invest depends on several factors including model chosen and location.

Does Doc Popcorn offer any financial assistance?

Doc Popcorn POPrietors are required to have their own financing in place to build and operate their new business. However, we can provide you with guidance on how to best acquire capital.

How does Doc Popcorn handle royalties?

Doc Popcorn charges a 6% royalty on gross revenues. In addition each POPrietor currently contributes 1% of gross revenues to an advertising fund for systemwide marketing strategies and materials.

How do you handle site selection?

Doc Popcorn has agreements with some of the country’s largest shopping center and entertainment properties. We have a thorough process that will help you choose the best location possible to set you up for success depending on your business model.

How can I find out more about Doc Popcorn Franchising?

We have developed a no obligation Education Process so you can fully understand and evaluate Doc Popcorn prior to becoming a franchise owner to ensure this is the right business for you and that you will be the best fit to join our family of POPrietors. Call us at 866-599-9744 or fill out a short proprietary form to get popping!

"Possibilities are Endless with Doc Popcorn”
Nate G.
Multi-Unit POPrietor, Tennessee

“After years of working in the corporate world, I wanted to take control of my life.  I found Doc Popcorn and now I am realizing the American dream with my business and my growing family.  The possibilities are truly endless with Doc Popcorn.”