Juice It Up!

At a Glance

Products & Services: Raw juice, smoothies

Number of Locations: 81

Total Investment: $175.3K - $331.1K

Founded: 1995

Began Franchising: 1998

About Juice It Up!

Juice It Up! smoothies got their start on the California coastline, where surfers and other beach-goers enjoyed the fresh fruit shakes. The first Juice It Up! store opened in 1995 in southern California. Juice It Up! smoothies include up to five servings of fruit with complimentary nutritional supplements. Juice It Up! stores also offer freshly squeezed juices, healthy snacks and shakes.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 78 0 0 3
2012 84 0 0 4
2011 87 0 0 4
2010 100 0 0 3
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $175,330 - $331,133
Franchise Fee: $12,500 - $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $250,000 - $300,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000 - $75,000
Operations
10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5 - 10. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (80% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters. At franchisee's location: 50 hours.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #231 (2010),