IT’S A GRIND COFFEE HOUSE Rated a Worst Franchise by Forbes. Do You Agree?

The It’s A Grind Coffee House franchise was rated one of the worst franchise opportunities in America by Forbes magazine.

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(UnhappyFranchisee.Com)  The June 16, 2014 issue of Forbes magazine features their picks for America’s Best And Worst Franchises.

The It’s A Grind Coffee House franchise made the Forbes list of the worst franchise opportunities in the $500,000+ investment range.

The Forbes ranking for It’s A Grind Coffee House included the following assessment:

No. 2 It’s A Grind Coffee House

Sells tea and smoothies, as well as microroasted arabica bean coffee.

Average Initial Investment: $560,425

Initial Training Hours: 160

Growth rate: –16%

Continuity: 34%

Franchisor Support: C

Here are the rest of Forbes worst franchises:

Forbes Worst Franchises with $500,000+ Investments

(With #1 being the worst)

#1 Country Kitchen International

Concept:  Restaurants specializes in comfort food like meat loaf, fried steaks and apple pie.

#2  It’s A Grind Coffee House

Concept:  Coffee shops that also sell tea and smoothies

#3 Tastee Freez

Concept:  Soft-serve ice cream shops with walk-up and fast-food locations.

#4 Atlanta Bread Company

Concept:  Fast casual restaurants selling soups, sandwiches and baked goods

#5 Bennigan’s

Concept: Full service restaurant & bar

#6 Shoney’s

Concept: Full service family restaurant

#7 Bonanza Steakhouse

Concept: Family restaurant serves chicken, seafood and sandwiches, as well as steaks

#8 Desert Sun Tanning Salons

Concept: Tanning salons with sunbeds and spray-tan options

#9 La Salsa

Concept: Quickservice Mexican restaurants with strip center, freestanding and downtown locations

#10 Ground Round Grille & Bar

Concept: Full service restaurant & bar, founded by Howard Johnson’s in 1969.

See all Forbes Worst Franchises here:

America’s Best And Worst Franchises

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