Planet Beach Franchising Corp.
Spray tanning, spa services, hot yoga

Planet Beach Franchising Corp.
Spray tanning, spa services, hot yoga

About
Founded

1995

Franchising Since

1996 (23 Years)

Corporate Address

5145 Taravella Rd.
Marrero, LA 70072

CEO

Stephen Smith

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$104,300 - $248,900

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$65,000 - $75,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$39,950 - $39,950

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Planet Beach Franchising Corp. offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable

Planet Beach Franchising Corp. 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

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

On-The-Job Training:

1 week

Classroom Training:

5 days annually

Additional Training:

At franchise opening; ongoing online training

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

4

Bio
In 1995, Steve Smith decided to open his first tanning salon in New Orleans. He began franchising in 1996, and over the next several years, Planet Beach expanded to hundreds of locations worldwide. In 2004, Smith decided to re-position the Planet Beach brand from tanning salon to contempo spa, a hybrid of the spa and UV industries. Services include massages, LED facials, hydration therapy, dry heat saunas, teeth whitening, weight management systems, spray tanning, UV therapy and more.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $104,300 High - $248,900
Units

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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Updated: August 30th, 2016