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Learn About Amazon Cafe Franchises
Since 1998 Amazon Cafe has been featured as one of the best healthy
eating alternatives to fast food in the industry. Amazon Cafe offers an array of
smoothie choices, wraps, salads, fresh juices, soups and also breakfast
sandwiches every day of the week.
Q. Do I receive assistance in opening my business?
A. Yes! In addition to the training outlined above, Amazon Cafe provides opening
personnel to assist in the initial set up, training of personnel, and opening
operations. Number of opening personnel and duration of stay is based on need
determined by the operations department. Assistance and timing are established
through the corporation based on receipt of “Certificate of Occupancy” and
completion of our “Pre-Opening Checklist.” It is the responsibility of the
Franchisee to prepare the unit for the pre-opening training. Opening date
changes may occur based on readiness of the café for required crew training.
Q. What forms of continuing guidance will I receive?
A. First of all, you will receive an Amazon Cafe operations manual covering many
important facets of your business operation. As the manuals are updated,
revisions will be made available to you. You will receive a complete listing of
approved suppliers and sources for all required items and these, too, will be
updated as we continuously expand our relationships with suppliers and service
purveyors. You will receive periodic bulletins and communications containing
useful management tips and information. You will also receive periodic visits by
a representative who may consult with you and offer useful advice and counsel on
information, advertising, promotions, training, communication, and any other
business information you may require. Our objectives include continually
supporting you in your effort to maximize your cafe profitability. Consultation
will additionally include methods to assist you in achieving this objective.
Q. Do I receive guidance on the purchase of inventory and supplies?
A. Yes. Our Operations Department evaluates suppliers based on their ability to
provide products that are equal to or exceed our specifications and high quality
standards, in sufficient volume and lowest competitive prices, and then
recommends these sources for your use. An approved product list is made part of
the Amazon Cafe operations manual.
Q. What supplies must be purchased as an Amazon Cafe franchise?
A. All private label and proprietary items and food products from the approved
list must be used to ensure consistency from cafe to cafe.
Q. Does Amazon Cafe have inventory control forms and business aids I can use?
A. Yes. We have designed a complete variety of forms for inventory control.
Daily and weekly sales, profit and loss control, and other business aids vital
to the correct and efficient operation of your cafe. You will also receive ads,
flyers, and other marketing materials that have been professionally prepared
to promote your business within your local market.
Q. Who decides what prices I will charge for menu items?
A. You do; however, we will provide you with a detailed listing that will give
you pricing suggestions based upon our past experiences and local or regional
Q. Can I “sell” my Amazon Cafe franchise?
A. Yes. Like any other business, your franchise license and business may be sold
to a buyer approved by the company. However, the company has the right of first
refusal. There is a transfer fee for administrative, legal, and training
expenses covered in the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular and Franchise
Q. What is the term of the franchise agreement?
A. The basic term of the agreement is ten years. There are renewal options
available at additional costs as outlined in the Uniform Franchise Offering
Circular and Franchise Agreements.
Q. How long will it take to open my first Amazon Cafe?
A. That depends on a number of variables, including selecting a desirable
location. Of course, it is
our desire to get you up and running as quickly as possible. You may be able to
arrange financing, complete training, and have construction completed in as
little as 90 to 120 days.
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