Since 1993, Juice Stop Smoothie has continually opened new locations, using the
most established and unsurpassed Franchise System in the business. Juice Stop
Smoothie franchisees serve exceptionally blended, 100% non-fat yogurt smoothies to all of
their customers, along with healthy and tasty beverages, fresh squeezed fruit
and vegetable juices, and nutritional snacks and desserts.
Juice Stop Is a Smart, Juicy Investment!
We Answer Your Questions About A Juice Stop Smoothie Franchisee!
Q: Is it necessary to have previous retail or restaurant experience to be a
Juice Stop franchisee?
A: Absolutely not. We provide a complete training program, which will qualify
you to run your store.
Q: How much is the franchise fee?
A: The franchise fee is $25,000 for your first store.
Q: How much does it cost to get my store opened?
A: Including the franchise fee, it costs between $125,000 and $185,000 to open a
store in a leased space.
Q: What are the best locations for Juice Stop stores?
A: Primarily we look for 700 to 1,200 square feet in strip shopping centers and
malls. Although, because of our flexible footprint, we can locate in
non-traditional sites such as airports, convenience stores, food courts, college
campuses, and office buildings. During our analysis process we take into account
such variables as visibility, ingress and egress, co-tenancy, traffic counts,
comparables, demographic studies, and the overall economics of the deal.
Q: Does Juice Stop provide financing?
A: Yes, indirectly. We have several institutions, who work with our franchisees
to provide financing.
Q: I know very little about commercial lease arrangements. Will Juice Stop
assist me in reviewing my lease?
A: Yes, experienced help and recommendations will be provided to you in these
Q: Will I be trained to run my store?
A: Yes, all franchisees must attend and successfully complete the training
program provided by Juice Stop. The cost of this initial training is included in
your franchise fee. However, the costs connected with travel and lodging will be
the responsibility of the franchisee. All owners and operating managers should
Q: Do I receive help when I open my business?
A: Yes. In addition to your initial training period, our Training and
Development staff will work with you in your store for several days prior to
opening and several days after your opening. The exact schedule will be worked
out with you. We will assist you thereafter in developing your business.
Q: What other support can I expect?
A: You will receive support in all areas of operation, construction and
marketing. As revisions take place in each manual, you will receive the relevant
updates. Our team will offer you help in setting budgets, creating your annual
plan, quality control, operational issues, record keeping, and employee
training. We offer complete support in all areas of running your business.
Q: Where do I get the products I sell in my store?
A: The vast majority of products you sell are purchased through our national
Q: Do I receive any purchasing power?
A: Yes you do! Our unique approach to purchasing enables you to reap the benefit
of our franchise community's buying power. Because our purchasing professionals
have negotiated purchase contracts, you can piggyback the buying power of other
franchise systems as well.
Q: Does Juice Stop supply me with an accounting system, daily sales summary
system, and inventory control system?
A: Yes. Complete, easy-to-use accounting, daily sales summary and inventory
control systems are provided in your accounting manual, and you will be trained
in their use. These systems are designed to help you maintain the highest
product quality and to track your business performance.
Q: How long does it take to get my store opened?
A: The best-case scenario is that your store can be in operation within 8 to 12
weeks from the time you sign the franchise agreement with us. However, timing
varies depending on the availability of real estate.