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Tapioca Express Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

This Tapioca Express Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), published in 2017, contains 23 items of information disclosed following the completion of the franchisor's fiscal year.

Key elements of the FDD report (which was previously known as the UFOC) include the full franchise agreement as well as extensive discussion of franchise fees, capital requirements, ongoing royalty and marketing expenses, financing options, litigation, site selection requirements, site build-out costs, training programs and costs, current and projected franchisor and franchisee-owned units, franchisee listings and contact information, franchisor historical financial performance, earnings performance (for franchisors supplying Item 19s), outstanding lawsuits, franchisor bankruptcy filings, and key executive biographies.

The FDDs for a chosen franchise and its competitiors are a must-buy for anyone considering investing in a franchise business.


Item 1. The Franchisor and Any Parents, Predecessors, and Affiliates
Item 2. Business Experience
Item 3. Litigation
Item 4. Bankruptcy
Item 5. Initial Fees
Item 6. Other Fees
Item 7. Estimated Initial Investment
Item 8. Restrictions on Sources of Products and Services
Item 9. Franchisee's Obligations
Item 10. Financing
Item 11. Franchisor's Assistance, Advertising, Computer Systems, and Training
Item 12. Territory
Item 13. Trademarks
Item 14. Patents, Copyrights, and Proprietary Information
Item 15. Obligation to Participate in the Actual Operation of the Franchise Business
Item 16. Restrictions on What the Franchisee May Sell
Item 17. Renewal, Termination, Transfer, and Dispute Resolution
Item 18. Public Figures
Item 19. Financial Performance Representations (if disclosed)
Item 20. Outlets and Franchisee Information
Item 21. Financial Statements
Item 22. Contracts
Item 23. Receipts
Various Addenda to Disclosure Document (e.g., List of Franchisees, Financial Statements, Franchise Agreement, etc.)

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