Owning a Sonic quick service restaurant (qsr) franchise can be a business, but it does have some initial financial requirements. To open a single hamburgers/traditional location, the company requires that potential franchisees have liquid assets of at least $1,000,000.
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Sonic first opened in 1953 as Top Hat Drive-In in Shawnee, Oklahoma, with Troy Smith Sr. at the helm. He later partnered with Charlie Pappe and they began franchising in 1959 under the Sonic Drive-In name. Sonic's car-hops deliver burger, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, tater tots, onion rings, fries, drinks, desserts and breakfast to customers.
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|Incorporated Name||Sonic Corp.|
|Franchising Since||1959 (60 years)|
|Industry||Quick Service Restaurant (QSR)|
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