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Initial investment
$140K - $554K
Units as of 2023
22 Decrease 26% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Tapioca Express

Industry Food
Related Categories Teas, Miscellaneous Quick-Service Restaurants, Miscellaneous Food/Beverage Businesses, Beverages
Founded 1999
Parent Company Tapioca Express
Leadership Allyson Woo, Franchise Manager
Corporate Address 1908 Central Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2000 (24 years)
# of employees at HQ 15
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

This company is offering new franchises worldwide.

# of Units 22 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Tapioca Express franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee Information Circle
$15,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$140,035 - $553,835
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$200,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
2.5%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
0.5%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
5 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing Tapioca Express offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing Tapioca Express has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training 47 hours
Classroom Training 3 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Grand Opening
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022