Bahama Buck's Original Shaved Ice Co.

Bahama Buck's Original Shaved Ice Co.

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Bahama Buck's Original Shaved Ice Co.
#260

Initial Investment

LOW: $223,346
HIGH: $720,825

Change in Units

+29.4% +20 UNITS (1 Year)
+203.4% +59 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1989

Franchising Since

1993 (24 Years)

Corporate Address

5741 50th St. Lubbock, TX 79424

CEO

Blake Buchanan

About Bahama Buck's Original Shaved Ice Co.

In lieu of getting a summer job, Blake Buchanan opened the first Bahama Buck's store, building it by hand with the help of family members, and staffing it with friends and fellow students. Franchising of the concept began in 1993. In addition to shaved ice available in 91 proprietary flavors, the Bahama Buck's menu offers smoothies, sodas, lemonades and limeades, fruit and coffee drinks.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$223,346 - $720,825

Net-worth Requirement

$400,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$90,000 - $200,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$29,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Bahama Buck's Original Shaved Ice Co. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
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Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 10 days

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 12

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Updated: July 28th, 2016

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