As a multi-unit franchisee with 10 locations in Louisiana, I can say that Smoothie King is a solid investment opportunity. Consumers today are more health-conscious than ever before, and our wide variety of fresh-blended smoothies, juices, nutritional supplements and snacks continue to meet their needs. With 40 years of brand heritage, multiple revenue streams and flexible development options, Smoothie King has a proven business model for multi-unit ownership, growth and success.
The following costs are excerpted from Smoothie King's Franchise Disclosure Document and are estimated. Each Smoothie King franchisee has the right to initially develop one store for the franchise fee of $25,000. The difference between low and high investment levels exists due to varying store sizes, build out costs and expenses.
The financial requirement to open a Smoothie King in the United States is $250,000 Net Worth with a minimum of $75,000 in liquid assets. We also require Sales, Marketing, Restaurant, and/or Retail Experience.
|Initial Franchise Fee||$15,000||$25,000|
|First Month's Rental & Deposit Fee||3,000||9,000|
|Computer Equipment/POS System||8,500||12,000|
|Grand Opening Marketing||2,500||2,500|
|Travel and Training Expenses||1,200||4,000|
|Insurance (First Year's Premium)||1,500||5,000|
|Other Paid Expenses||1,000||2,500|
|Start-up supplies, inventory||7,000||14,000|
|Equipment, Millwork, Fixtures/Signage and Graphics||49,000||90,000|
|Legal, Accounting & Organizational Costs||500||4,000|
|Additional Funds- 3 Months||15,000||25,000|