Introduction to Franchising with Wendy’s

It’s an exciting time to join and grow with The Wendy’s Company. With over 6,800 locations globally and growing, we are always looking for new franchisees to join our family.

Dave Thomas opened the first Wendy’s® restaurant in 1969 and we continue to follow his sound principles to ensure we build upon our position as a quality leader in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry.

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Join the Wendy’s Family

Learn more about Wendy’s North America franchising requirements.

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Supporting our Franchisees

Learn more about available support for North America franchisees. 

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Available Markets in North America

Find available markets near you.

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Franchising Questionnaire

Fill out our prospective franchise questionnaire. 

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Non Traditional Locations

Learn more about franchise opportunities in non-traditional locations. 

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View the frequently asked franchise questions. 

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Franchise Testimonial

View stories from the next generation of Wendy's North American Franchisees.

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