At a Glance
- Founded: 1951
- Locations: 12,143
- Initial Investment: $ $189 K - $1,928 K
- Headquarters: Tempe, AZ
- Category: Convenience Store Retail
From the moment you contact a Franchise Development Manager, to the day your site opens for business, the knowledgeable and committed Circle K Franchise team is dedicated to supporting you.
Circle K offers business operators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to work with a franchisor who not only helps grow new ventures, but offers the flexibility to tailor individual stores to the customers they serve.
Whether establishing new locations or converting existing properties, Circle K offers benefits to every kind of franchisee.
We are the neighborhood corner store on thousands of corners. The bright-red Circle K logo is a beacon for customers seeking a convenient place to find quality products and a great shopping experience around the world.
Becoming a Circle K franchisee affords you the leverage and buying power you need to do business with key suppliers, enabling you to compete for customers with other chain convenience stores. Have the buying power to help your business succeed. We offer:
1. Attractive margins on well-known national brands.
2. Cost-saving relationships with Pepsi, Coke, CoreMark, FritoLay and other major national suppliers.
3. A strong discount & rebate program negotiated with suppliers.
Our support team fills many roles. They are mentors, coaches, teachers, leaders and more, but most importantly, they are here for you. With decades of experience, they are passionate about helping you achieve your goals.
Circle K has a strong family of proprietary products that provide our franchisees with high-quality, lower-cost goods. Recognized brands with attractive margins means more money in your pockets per units sold.
Polar Pop. Get your Polar Pop cup at Circle K and fill it up with one of our incredible fountain beverage options!
Circle K Premium Coffee & Simply Great Coffee. Our globally recognized coffee programs compete in quality and loyalty with the recognized global chains.
Circle K Favorites. Our private label line is the same excellent quality customers are used to at a much better price. Favorites stands for quality. Fresh Foods. We’ve got your hunger covered.
Our training programs utilize proven best-practices to empower you with the knowledge required to operate your stores successfully.
SMART Academy – A comprehensive program which combines classroom learning and in-store experience.
Site Manager Certification - Similar to SMART, this program is designed to support your site managers and is offered regionally.
NETP (New Employee Training Program) – A twenty-module, downloadable program provided to assist you in training your new employees.
Continued Learning – Our Training Team, along with your Franchise Business Consultant, will continue to work with you to keep you up to date on the latest operational and marketing best-practices.