MixStirs

At a Glance

Products & Services: Smoothies, protein shakes, wraps, salads

Number of Locations: 13

Total Investment: $59.1K - $197.5K

Founded: 2007

Began Franchising: 2007

About MixStirs

MixStirs' menu includes smoothies (or "stirs") and juices, as well as healthy snacks, breakfast items, soups, salads and sandwiches. The Garden City, New York company has been franchising since 2007, and franchises are located primarily within health clubs and fitness centers.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 13 0 0 0
2012 22 0 0 0
2011 23 0 0 0
2010 22 0 0 1
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $59,100 - $197,500
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 20% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $50,000
Liquid Cash Available: $25,000
Operations
60% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2 - 3. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (80% 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: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 1 week+. At existing franchise location : 1-2 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #319 (2012), #424 (2011),
Top New: #21 (2012), #46 (2011),