Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies

Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies

Hawaiian coffee and fruit smoothies
Units as of 2020
150 (3 years)
19.4%
2020 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$37K - $394K

Company Overview

Fresh fruit smoothies were a virtually unknown product in 1982, when Jeff and Jill Summerhays began selling them part-time at events. The company caught the eye of Michael Haith, founding partner of a food, beverage and special-event consulting firm. Haith revamped the franchise concept and expanded the product line, which now includes Hawaiian coffees and espresso.

Maui Wowi franchises are located throughout the United States and internationally.

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About Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Coffee, Food, Smoothies/Juices, Fruit
Founded
1982
Parent Company
MTY Franchising USA Inc.
Leadership
Eric Lefebvre, CEO
Ticker Symbol
KAHL

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1997 (24 years)
# of employees at HQ
227
Where seeking
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
# of Units
150

Franchisor Information

Social
Twitter Facebook
Corporate Address
9311 E. Via de Ventura
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies 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
$30,000 - $50,000
Initial Investment
$37,100 - $394,000
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Royalty Fee
Varies
Ad Royalty Fee
Varies
Term of Agreement
10 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.

Third Party Financing
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
8-24 hours
Classroom Training
32-40 hours
Additional Training
Full & continuous support
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
Yes
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
No

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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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