It's A Grind Coffee House
Specialty coffee

It's A Grind Coffee House
Specialty coffee

About
Founded

1995

Franchising Since

2000 (18 Years)

Corporate Address

14071 Stage Road
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

CEO

Andre Nell

Parent Company

Retail Food Group

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$181,150 - $488,800

Net-worth Requirement

$200,000 - $350,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000 - $150,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

It's A Grind Coffee House has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

80 hours

Classroom Training:

80 hours

Additional Training:

Additional training as needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

14 - 16

Bio
Husband-and-wife team Marty Cox and Louise Montgomery opened the first It's A Grind coffee shop in Long Beach, California, in 1995. Locations feature a blues and jazz theme, and wingback chairs that allow customers to relax while enjoying whole bean coffees, espresso drinks, teas, pastries, muffins and bagels.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $181,150 High - $488,800
Units
+47.1%+8 UNITS (1 Year) -16.7%-5 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Disclaimer

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Updated: April 13th, 2018
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