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Menchie's

Initial Investment

LOW: $218,325
HIGH: $385,158

Change in Units

Company Profile

Founded

2007

Franchising Since

2008 (9 Years)

Corporate Address

17555 Ventura Blvd., #200 Encino, CA 91316

CEO

Amit Kleinberger

About Menchie's

Menchie's shops offer self-serve frozen yogurt in 100 rotating flavors, including low carb, no sugar added, dairy free, nonfat, gluten free, and kosher options. Founders Danna and Adam Caldwell came up with the company's name from the nickname Adam gave when they were dating. They opened their first store in Los Angeles in 2007, and began franchising a year later.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$218,325 - $385,158

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$120,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Menchie's has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


$10,000 off franchise fee

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

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Updated: August 4th, 2016

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