For former or retired police and firefighters, our franchise fee discount makes owning a pizza franchise a winning business proposition
Marco’s Pizza is a brand focused on giving back. That means giving back to the communities that support us as well as giving back to the people who protect those communities. That’s why we offer a franchise fee discount to police and firefighters looking to become business owners – because owning a pizza franchise is a great option for your post-public-service career.
Financing options make owning a pizza franchise more affordable
Many franchises offer a discount for military veterans (and Marco’s does too; in fact, we increased our veterans discount in 2017). But it’s not as common to see a franchise discount for police and firefighters, like Marco’s offers.
We currently discount the Initial Franchise Fee to $20,000 (from $25,000) for qualified firefighters and law enforcement officers with five or more years of service. At Marco’s Pizza, we honor the service they’ve provided and we want to help provide a great business opportunity for them after their police and firefighting careers.
Satisfied customers, satisfied franchisees
Once you’re in the business, we provide a strong business model, training and ongoing support, so you don’t need any prior restaurant experience to open a Marco’s Pizza.
Our pizza franchise has growing sales and outstanding franchisee satisfaction. We’ve averaged systemwide sales increases of 27% over the past five years, and for two years in a row we’ve outpaced the sales growth of every other pizza franchise, as ranked by Nation’s Restaurant News. And most importantly, franchisees love what they do; Franchise Business Review recently ranked us as one of the top franchise opportunities by franchisee satisfaction.
And you get systems and processes developed by an award-winning leadership team. That helps you run a better, smarter pizza franchise with potential for growth, while serving a high-quality product that guests love.
“Compared to opening something by yourself, we provide proven systems and processes and we have a strong support center,” says Scott Quagliata, franchisee and Vice President of the Veterans’ Program and Recruitment. “You’re your own boss. You drive your own results. If you’re willing to work hard and put the energy into it and ask questions, that will certainly help you drive stronger results. You make your own dream and destiny.”
Learn more about owning a pizza franchise
Download our franchise report for in-depth details about owning a pizza franchise with Marco’s. You can also learn more by exploring our research pages, our franchise referral program or our recent feature articles.