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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$227K - $344K
Units as of 2017
33 5.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

Smoothie Factory franchises offer fresh fruit smoothies, cold-squeezed juices and nutritional supplements.

About Smoothie Factory

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Smoothies/Juices
Founded
1996
Parent Company
Brix Holdings LLC
Leadership
Jim Notarnicola, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1997 (25 years)
# of employees at HQ
28
# of Units
33 (as of 2017)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
2811 McKinney Ave., #354
Dallas, TX 75204

Information for Franchisees

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Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$30,000
Initial Investment
$226,500 - $343,700
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
50% off traditional-store franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
5-10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Smoothie Factory has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
5 days
Classroom Training
5 days
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Ad Templates

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: February 8th, 2021