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Why Jack in the Box?

Jack in the Box has a unique position in the Quick-Serve burger category, offering experienced multi-unit operators of other QSR/Casual dining brands an exciting franchise opportunity that offers growth through acquisition and development in select markets.

With the right operating partners, other non-restaurant groups (real estate and investors in Convenience & Gas, Hotels, and Retail) have found Jack in the Box to be the next brand they will grow and develop in their regions putting their skills and experience to work.

Why Jack in the Box?

  • Plenty of room for growth with over 2,250 company and franchised restaurants in only 21 states.

  • Award-winning campaign generating national brand awareness and higher in core markets than many of the biggest national QSR brands.

  • Small franchise community of approximately 107 operators who average 22 years in the system and 16 restaurants.

  • Fast-food pioneer with a number of industry “firsts” since we opened our first restaurant in 1951:

    • First major hamburger chain to develop and expand concept of drive-thru dining
    • First breakfast sandwich (1969)
    • First portable salad (1982)
    • First QSR chain to integrate video graphics in order-confirmation displays (1997)
    • First self-serve kiosks (2006)
    • First 100% Sirloin Burger (2007)
  • Approximately 79% franchised (as of October 2013), yet offering exceptional acquisition and development opportunities:

    • Refranchise whole markets such as Charlotte, Greenville and Nashville as the brand approaches reaching its goal of being an 80% franchised chain

With both financial and human resources dedicated to building our brand and reaching new markets, we are now recruiting best-in-class franchisees to join the organization. These individuals are key to expanding our brand and achieving our long-term strategic goals. Taking care of our franchisees and doing what we can to ensure their success is a top personal priority of mine. Leonard A. Comma Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Strong unit economics is a critical component of building a vibrant restaurant brand for both company restaurant operations as well as our franchisees. That’s why it’s imperative for us to consider the interests of our franchise community when making decisions that impact their business and operations. Jerry P. Rebel Executive VP and CFO