Zoup! Systems LLC

Zoup! Systems LLC

Zoup! Systems LLC
#314

Initial Investment

LOW: $386,650
HIGH: $576,250

Change in Units

+16.0% +13 UNITS (1 Year)
+35.8% +29 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1998

Franchising Since

2003 (13 Years)

Corporate Address

28290 Franklin Rd. Southfield, MI 48034

CEO

Eric Ersher

About Zoup! Systems LLC

The first Zoup! opened in 1998 in Southfield, MI, a suburb of Detroit. Over the next vive years, the founders opened five more Detroit-area locations, and in 2003 they began to franchise the concept. Zoup! restaurants feature 12 rotating daily varieties of soup, including low-fat, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options. Made-to-order salads, grilled sandwiches and baked goods are also available.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$386,650 - $576,250

Net-worth Requirement

$350,000 - $400,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$120,000 - $150,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$39,900

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Zoup! Systems LLC has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


$2,500 off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 300

Lowest Rank: 332

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 17 days

Training at headquarters: 10 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 10 - 14

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Updated: July 28th, 2016

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