Mr. Smoothie
Smoothies & frozen yogurt

About
Founded

1996

Franchising Since

1998 (20 Years)

Corporate Address

9170 Traville Gateway Dr., #354
Rockville, MD 20850

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$87,650 - $377,400

Net-worth Requirement

$200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$20,000 - $20,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

to 2%

Financing Options

Mr. Smoothie has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

On-The-Job Training:

6-10 days

Classroom Training:

1-2 weeks

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $87,650 High - $377,400
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Middle East
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
Learn More

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