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Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

2014 Franchise 500
#127
At a Glance

Products & Services: Frozen yogurt

Number of Locations: 318

Total Investment: $354K - $476K

Founded: 2008

Began Franchising: 2009

About Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

Based in Oklahoma City, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt was founded in 2008 and began franchising a year later. Each Orange Leaf location offers self-serve frozen yogurt with a rotating selection of flavors and a toppings bar.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 300 0 4 14
2013 304 0 3 14
2012 170 0 2 11
2011 116 0 0 10
2010 37 0 0 6
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $354,000 - $476,000
Franchise Fee: $15,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $500,000
Liquid Cash Available: $100,000
Operations
50% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 8 - 12. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (55% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 2.5 days. At franchisee's location: at grand opening. Ongoing training
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #127 (2014), #156 (2013), #359 (2012),
Fastest-Growing: #26 (2014), #20 (2013), #71 (2012),
Top New: #3 (2014), #3 (2013), #34 (2012),
America's Top Global: #133 (2013),

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