As of Mar 31, 2018, there were 12,598 Dunkin' Donuts (DD) locations in 41 states, the District of Columbia and 44 foreign countries (9,197 US and 3,401 international) and 7,993 Baskin Robbins (BR) locations in 43 states, the District of Columbia and 51 foreign countries (2,566 US and 5,427 international), with all locations franchised.
In fiscal 2017, the company opened 440 net new locations, including 280 DD (all 111 international) and 160 BR (22 US and 138 international). During the first quarter of fiscal 2018, the company added 71 net locations ( 60 DD and 11 BR). In fiscal 2018, franchisees are expected to add approximately 275 net new DD restaurants domestically. On Feb 8, 2018, the company announced plans to open approximately 1,000 net new DD locations, of which 90% will be outside the Northeast, by the end of 2020, and 0 to 10 BR locations per year during this time period.
At fiscal 2016 year-end, the company owned 96 properties and leased 963 locations across the US and Canada, the majority of which were leased or subleased to franchisees. The remaining balance of restaurants are situated on real property owned by franchisees or leased directly by franchisees from third-party landlords. Land or land and building leases are generally for terms of 10 to 20 years, and often have one or more 5-year or 10-year renewal options.
Free-standing Dunkin' Donuts locations typically ranges in size from 1,200 to 2,500 square feet and may include a drive-thru window. An end-cap typically ranges in size from 1,000 to 2,000 square feet and may include a drive-thru window. Alternative points of distribution, consisting of small full-service restaurants and/or self-serve kiosks in offices, hospitals, colleges, airports, grocery stores, and drive-thru-only units on smaller pieces of property typically range in size between 400 to 1,800 square feet.
Free-standing Baskin Robbins locations typically range in size from 600 to 1,200 square feet, and may include a drive-thru window. An end-cap typically ranges in size from 800 to 1,200 square feet and may include a drive-thru window. Alternative points of distribution, consisting of small full-service restaurants and/or self-serve kiosks typically range in size between 400 to 1,000 square feet.
Combination restaurants which include both brands, are typically either free-standing or an end-cap, and typically range from 1,400 to 3,500 square feet. At year-end, there were 1,241 combination locations, which are counted as both a Dunkin' Donuts and a Baskin Robbins point of distribution.
|Company-operated restaurant growth||-100.0%||N/A||-100.0%||19.5%||13.9%||2.9%|
|Franchised restaurant growth||2.4%||2.2%||4.0%||2.6%||3.9%||4.0%|
|Systemwide restaurant growth||2.4%||2.2%||3.7%||2.6%||3.9%||4.0%|
|Avg restaurant gross sq ft||1,400||1,400||1,400||1,400||1,400||1,300|
|Avg restaurant gross sq ft growth||0.4%||0.5%||0.3%||0.5%||0.4%||0.4%|