How to Start an ampm Mini Market Franchise

Having your very own ampm convenience store franchise can be a risky but a very rewarding business venture, which is exactly what an ambitious and well-rounded businessman like you needs.

An ampm mini market franchise is perfect for people who want to start a career in the industry and make it big in the customer service business.


The Company requires all potential franchises with basic business abilities and necessary experience in the field. Personal drive for success in the business and financial capability is also needed to sign the deal.


To qualify for an ampm franchise, you should be a legal US citizen, at least 21 years of age, and ready to make round the clock commitment to the business. A significant financial commitment as well as time and energy are required from you to be big in the mini-market industry.

At least 40 hours/week of personal participation is needed to operate a franchise of ampm. You must also have a good credit history, good entrepreneurial attitude, ability to make best business decision and creative thinker.

Cost of Investment

Starting your own ampm mini market franchise will cost you from $2,496,150 - $6,267,875. The amount already includes the estimated real estate costs and initial franchising fee. This is relatively cheaper that other franchising units in the food and gas industry. The company’s website, on the other hand, failed to mention whether the cost of equipment will be included in the initial start up cost. You must also have a liquid capital of around $700,000 - $1,000,000.

Return of Investment

The return of investment in the ampm franchise has grown significantly in the past years of operations, with people going more and more to convenient mini market rather than big superstores for cheaper selections.


The main company is in charge of your staff’s training. A round-the-clock support is always available to all franchises under its name. Your staff will be subjected to extensive technical and operational training for best financial result all the time. Management training can also be provided to you and your management staff should you need one. Annual convention and regional seminars are also available.

Promotion and Advertising

Supports using Meeting, Newsletter, Toll-free hotline, Internet and Security procedures, Field operations and evaluations are the main advertising being implemented by the company. In terms of marketing, the company offers Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising.

Other supports like geographic location and site requirements will be handed down by the company depending on the qualified franchisee’s specification. The company also offers options such as access to existing infrastructure. Other incentives can cover construction program management and access to state-of-the-art architectural design experts to give advice and provide a smooth and seamless construction of your stores. Financial incentives through banks will be able to qualified franchisee.


  • Malwandla said on August 16, 2009
    I need to start a super market in my village, please help me in starting such market.
  • amit khawse said on April 19, 2010
    I start supermarket in my city, nagpur maharashtra india please help me to start
  • Marcia Hines said on May 3, 2010
    I have land located in Georgia, Bulloch County. It is 8.78 acres of commercial property that I want to sell for 98,000 to 96,000 per acre. It sit right off the Inerstate. Perfect for a store and would make millions. Please get in touch with me if this could be somewhere that someone who want to purchase for their store. Thank you for your time and patients. My cell number is (864) 279-5509.
  • khalid said on September 17, 2010
    i want to start a small mini market on a space of 10 meters by 12 meters. my question is how to organize the goods? where should the fast moving items for example be? the refrigerators? and so on. could you please help
  • Swanluzaw said on March 23, 2011
    I eagerly wanted to start a mini-mart at my hometown. I have a location which is located at the main street of the town and it is very strong to open a mini-mart. And i also have some friends who would invest in this business. But it is still blur to start-up. So, you could give me advice and ideas that would make my business idea start-up and running. Thank You.
  • Anoop Ghaley said on October 17, 2011
    I am planing to start up a mini mart business in my home town Bhutan. I have a friend who wants to invest & for that i am required to present a project to convenience that this venture would prove successful. Presently there are three competent business in my area, I want advice & suggestions to roll my plans into successful reality. Pls. help
  • vishwanath dixit said on October 21, 2012
    plz inform me that can i open this store in india and how
  • muthu said on January 22, 2014
    Sir, I am planning to start up in mini supermarket in my home town CHENNAI, INDIA.. i am required to present a project to convenience that this venture. Thanking you
  • Shermaine said on July 16, 2014
    I am planning to start up a mini mart business in a private hospital. I want some advice & suggestion on my project presentation required by hospital, regarding this venture. Please help.


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