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- 2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
- Initial investment
$85K - $115K
- Units as of 2020
12 500.0% over 3 years
About Xpresso Delight
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Stunningly Simple Concept
Premium Quality Coffee
We transplant the cafe experience into the workplace with our stunning coffee machines, our exclusive proprietary premium blend of coffee and personal coffee concierge service. There are no upfront costs, no contracts, and we simply charge a per cup rate to our clients. Delivering everyone's favorite cafe style coffees at the press of a button.
What is it?
- Workplace coffee subscription service where franchise owners place & manage luxury espresso machines in offices to generate revenue by the cup
- Xpresso Delight's Swiss-made machines serve premium, fresh-ground coffee, never powders or pods. Cafe-inspired drink options include espresso, coffee americano, macchiato, cappuccino, hot chocolate, and more
- Xpresso Delight has sold hundreds of franchises to date internationally
How does it make money?
- Business owners, corporate customers, and landlords pay Xpresso Delight franchisees a per-cup subscription fee to place and manage the machines in their workplace
Who is it for?
- Those who prefer owning a simple operation with zero or very few employees
- Prospective franchisees who want the flexibility to set their own schedule. The semi-passive model is ideal for stay-at-home moms and dads, retirees, and existing business owners
- Experience in sales, food and beverage, hospitality, or commercial real estate contacts are all advantages, but not required
What would you do as a franchisee?
- Identify office locations and strike subscription contracts with business owners, office managers, or landlords to place your espresso machines
- Monitor the sales performance, operations, and inventory levels of your machines. Franchisees should expect to allocate around 30 minutes per machine per week
- Expand your footprint of machine placements by setting up demonstrations of the coffee service for corporate offices
- You can operate your Xpresso Delight franchise solo or hire employees as your portfolio of machines grows
Xpresso Delight Franchise Model Opportunity
At Xpresso Delight, we are in the booming workplace coffee business offering an opportunity like no other, ahead of the curve and poised for large-scale growth. Benefit from over 10 years experience with proven systems, training and support.
As a valued partner, franchisees interact with their friendly clients on a weekly basis building relationships & their business simultaneously. Requiring no previous experience but utilizing your inter-personal and professional skills.
An Xpresso Delight coffee service franchise offers you an amazing opportunity to create your own business and generate high leverage on your time. Yet at the same time, you're able to tap into the support of experienced professionals who have done it all before. You'll discover that everything is systemized to make learning fast and easy, so you have more time to concentrate on customer service and profitability. We'll help you develop a business plan that will bring your goals into focus, and train you in how to operate and service your machines. We also help you develop the necessary business, sales and marketing skills to manage and grow your business to whatever level you want to achieve as long as you take responsibility to drive your business there. With the market so fresh and unsaturated, you'll be able to go out and seize the opportunity with both hands.
Training & Education
Our training program now brings all these elements together. We start with our in-house training program and move onto our market on-site support for as long as you need. Our success is built off of your results so we are committed to spending the time necessary until you are fully equipped to continue the growth and development of your business as you see fit.
Marketing & Advertising
Xpresso Delight has worked hard over the past decade to establish a strong brand. We'll help you leverage the work that's already done to develop a comprehensive local marketing program so you can reach out to prospective clients within your territory and provide the best coffee experience in the market.
- Franchising Since
- 2004 (17 years)
- # of employees at HQ
- # of Units
- 12 (as of 2020)
Information for Franchisees
Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Xpresso Delight franchise.
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
Definition: The initial fee paid to a franchisor to join their system
What you need to know: Found in Item 5 of the FDD, this may be a flat fee, or may vary based on territory size, experience, or other factors.The franchise fee is an up-front (one-time) cost that a new franchisee pays to the franchisor. This fee is usually due at the signing of the franchise agreement and covers the right to use the franchisor's trademarks, name, and related business systems.
- Initial Investment
- $84,750 - $115,000
Definition: The total amount necessary to begin operation of the franchise
What you need to know: The initial investment includes the franchise fee, along with other startup expenses such as real estate, equipment, supplies, business licenses, and working capital. This is outlined in a chart in Item 7 of the FDD, showing a range of possible costs from low to high.
- Net Worth Requirement
Definition: The minimum net worth you must have in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company
What you need to know: Net worth is the value of a person's assets minus liabilities. Assets include cash, stocks, retirement accounts, and real estate. Liabilities include items like mortgages, car payments, and credit card debt.
- Cash Requirement
Definition: The minimum liquid capital you must have available in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company.
- Royalty Fee
Definition: A ongoing fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis.
What you need to know: Most franchisors require franchisees to pay an ongoing royalty fee, which is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD. This fee is typically a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales, but may also be a flat weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Ad Royalty Fee
Definition: An going fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis to support advertising or marketing efforts.
What you need to know: This may also be called advertising fee, marketing fee, brand fund fee, and more, but the basic purpose is the same-- to support promotion of the brand systemwide. As with the royalty fee, it is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD, and can be a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales or a weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Term of Agreement
- 10 years
Definition: The length of time your franchise agreement will last.
What you need to know: Franchise terms are typically anywhere from 5 to 20 years in length, but are sometimes instead dependent on factors such as the term of your lease. Once your term is up, you may have the option to renew your agreement, typically for a smaller fee than the original franchise fee.
- Is franchise term renewable?
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
- 40 hours
- Classroom Training
- 24 hours
- Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-opsNewsletterMeetings & ConventionsGrand OpeningOnline SupportSecurity & Safety ProceduresField OperationsProprietary SoftwareFranchisee Intranet Platform
- Marketing Support
Co-op AdvertisingAd TemplatesRegional AdvertisingSocial MediaSEOWebsite DevelopmentEmail Marketing
Additional details about running this franchise.
- Is absentee ownership allowed?
Definition: Absentee ownership means that the franchisee does not actively work in the franchise business or manage day-to-day operations.
- Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Definition: The business can be run from your home and/or a vehicle, and it is not necessary to have a retail facility, office space, or warehouse.
- Can this franchise be run part time?
Definition: This business can be run by the owner on a part-time basis (less than 40 hours per week) and/or as a side business; it is not necessary for the business to be open/run full-time.
- # of employees required to run
- Are exclusive territories available?
Definition: An exclusive territory is a fixed area in which you are given the right to operate and in which no other units of the same franchise may be opened.
What you need to know: Territory size may be based on factors such as radius, population size, zip codes, and more. Details can be found in Item 12 of the FDD.
Franchise 500 Ranking History
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