Zoup! Systems LLC
Soups, salads, sandwiches

Zoup! Systems LLC
Soups, salads, sandwiches

About
Founded

1998

Franchising Since

2003 (17 Years)

Corporate Address

28290 Franklin Rd.
Southfield, MI 48034

Leadership

Eric Ersher, CEO

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$357,900 - $650,500

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000 - $600,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000 - $180,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$39,900 - $39,900

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Zoup! Systems LLC has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

$2,500 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

90 hours

Classroom Training:

40 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

10 - 14

Bio
The first Zoup! opened in 1998 in Southfield, MI, a suburb of Detroit. Over the next five years, the founders opened five more Detroit-area locations, and in 2003 they began to franchise the concept. Zoup! restaurants feature 12 rotating daily varieties of soup, including low-fat, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options. Made-to-order salads, grilled sandwiches and baked goods are also available.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $357,900 High - $650,500
Units
-5.6%-5 UNITS (1 Year) -11.6%-11 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Midwest, Northeast, Canada

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Updated: September 30th, 2019