Franchising Program

Franchising program


Coffee Time currently has over 110 locations and continues to focus on growth throughout Canada and internationally. Coffee Time has both single units and area development franchise opportunities, with non-traditional, kiosk, satellite, and full-producing outlet store types available for potential franchisees. At Coffee Time, we are dedicated to building strong franchise relationships with people who have a passion for the coffee industry and a drive to succeed.

No experience is required, however previous store or managerial experience is preferred.



The Coffee Time Franchise System

Coffee Time offers a robust franchise system to prepare each new franchisee for success. Our franchise system includes:

  1. Site Selection & Lease Negotiation
  2. Business/Restaurant 3-Week Training Program
  3. Food and Equipment Sourcing
  4. Restaurant Opening Assistance
  5. Research and Development
  6. Marketing Positioning & Brand Awareness
  7. Advertising and Promotion
  8. Ongoing Business Development
  9. Pricing and Quality Controls

A Total Turnkey Package

The total cost of opening a Coffee Time store is typically in the range of $175,000.00 to $375,000.00. A large portion of this amount may be financed, although we recommend cash investments of at least 40%. Financing from ­financial institutions is available through government-supported small business loans, or we can facilitate ­financing for qualified candidates.


Included in the cost of opening is:

Cost of opening a Coffee Time
** Low represent non-traditional program

The "Turnkey" cost also includes, signage, small wares, store design, construction and a start-up inventory of uniforms.


Franchisees may be required to provide additional working capital or development costs for items such as, but not limited to, rent, utility deposits, security deposits, and applicable taxes.


The cost of construction and development varies and is site-specific depending on each location’s circumstances.


Once your location is up and running, there is a Royalty Fee of 5% of all sales per week.


To support the Coffee Time brand, Chairman's Brands will provide marketing materials such as flyers, contest promotion, and media awareness for as little as 3% per week, referred to as an Advertising Fee.


Interested in our Franchising Program? Read through our steps to ownership to begin the process.