sweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt
Self-serve frozen yogurt
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sweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt
Self-serve frozen yogurt

About
Founded

2009

Franchising Since

2012 (7 Years)

Corporate Address

10800 Midlothian Turnpike, #300
Richmond, VA 23235

CEO

Patrick Galleher

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$221,500 - $439,500

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.5%

Financing Options

sweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

25% off franchise fee (50% off in May and November)

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

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

24 hours

Classroom Training:

24 hours

Additional Training:

As needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

2 - 4

Bio
Shortly after moving to Richmond, Virginia, in 2009, Derek Cha brought the West-Coast frozen yogurt trend to his new home by opening the first Sweet Frog store. In addition to a variety of frozen yogurt flavors and toppings, Sweet Frog locations offer waffle cones and bowls, Belgian waffles, banana splits and parfaits.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $221,500 High - $439,500
Units
+4.1%+11 UNITS (1 Year) +13.3%+33 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Central America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mexico, Philippines, South America, Western Europe
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: September 14th, 2018