Zoup! Systems LLC

Zoup! Systems LLC

Zoup! Systems LLC

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



Franchising Since

2003 (13 Years)

Corporate Address

28290 Franklin Rd. Southfield, MI 48034


Eric Ersher

About Zoup! Systems LLC

The first Zoup! opened in 1998 in Southfield, MI, a suburb of Detroit. Over the next five 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.


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


Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


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: 10 days

Training at headquarters: 17 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 10 - 14

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Updated: September 17th, 2016

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