Scooter's Coffee
#414 Franchise 500| Espresso drinks, smoothies, pastries

About
Founded

1998

Franchising Since

2001 (17 Years)

Corporate Address

10500 Sapp Brothers Dr.
Omaha, NB 68138

CEO

Todd Graeve

Parent Company

Boundless Enterprises

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$351,000 - $587,000

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Scooter's Coffee has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

$20,000 credit toward first-year product

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

25 hours

Classroom Training:

145 hours

Additional Training:

At existing coffeehouse

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

3 - 12

Scooter's Coffee is ranked #414 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Seeing the success of the specialty-coffee industry in California, Don and Linda Eckles returned to their Midwestern roots and opened their first drive-thru coffeehouse in 1998 in Bellevue, Nebraska. They named it Scooter's based on a nickname one of their daughters had earned while playing softball. They began franchising Scooter's Coffee in 2001, and later added frozen yogurt to the menu at some locations alongside their coffee.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $351,000 High - $587,000
Units
+19.3%+27 UNITS (1 Year) +50.5%+56 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: September 27th, 2018
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