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Start Up Costs

Fruites

Franchise Start-Up Costs

Break-down of capital required to open your own Emerald City Smoothie Franchise

To financially qualify for Emerald City Smoothie, you will need:

  • Classic Unit: $300,000 in net worth and $75,000 in liquid assets.  
  • Kiosk/Express Unit: $200,000 in net worth and $30,000 in liquid assets

Your Estimated Initial Investment - Kiosk/Express Unit

Expenditure

Amount

Method of Payment

When Due

To Whom Payment is Made

Franchise Fee $15,000 Cash Upon Signing of Franchise Agreement ECS
First Month's Rent & Deposits 5,000 - 10,000 As requested by Landlord As requested by Landlord Landlord
Equipment 14,250 - 23,700 As requested by Landlord As requested by Landlord Suppliers
Point of Sale System 5,000 - 7,000 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Suppliers
Grand Opening Advertising 2,000 - 4,000 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Suppliers
Training, Travel, Expenses 0 - 5,000 Cash to ECS. As requested by Supplier Fees before training. Expenses as requested by Suppliers

ECS (training fee) and Suppliers

Signage 6,500 -  8,000 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Suppliers
Leasehold Improvements and Fixtures 5,000 - 12,500 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Contractors/Suppliers
Start-up Inventory 10,000 - 15,000 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier

Insurance Company/Supplier

Store Plans 2,500 - 3,500 As incurred As requested by Supplier Suppliers
Professional Fees & Insurance 2,500 - 27,500 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Insurance Company/Supplier
Optional additional on-site assistance 0 - 3,000 Cash Before Opening ECS
Additional Funds & Miscellanous 3 months 10,000 - 15,000 As incurred As requested by Supplier Suppliers, Landlord, Employees
TOTAL ESTIMATES: 75,250 - 149,900 As incurred As requested by Supplier Suppliers, Landlord, Employees

Your Estimated Initial Investment - Classic Operating Unit

Expenditure

Amount

Method of Payment

When Due

To Whom Payment is Made

Franchise Fee      $25,000 Cash Upon signing Franchise Agreement ECS
First Month's Rent & Deposits  5,000 - 10,000 As requested by Landlord As requested by Landlord Landlord
Equipment  49,400 - 64,400 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Suppliers
Point of Sale   5,000 - 7,000 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Suppliers
Grand Opening Advertising   3,000 - 4,000 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Suppliers
Training, Travel Expenses   0 - 5,000 Cash to ECS. As requested by Supplier

Fees before training.

Expenses as requested by Suppliers

EXS (training fee) and suppliers
Signage  14,500 - 20,500 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Suppliers
Leasehold Improvements and Fixtures  35,000 - 80,000 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Contractors / Suppliers
Start - Up Inventory  13,500 - 30,000 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Suppliers
Store Plans    3,000 - 4,000 As incurred As requested by Supplier

Suppliers

Professional Fees and Insurance    2,500 - 4,000 As requested by Supplier As requested by Supplier Insurance Company
Optional additional on-site assistance   0 - 3,000 Cash Before Opening ECS
Additional Funds and Miscellaneous 3 months  15,000 - 30,000 As incurred As requested by Supplier Suppliers, Landlord, Employees
TOTAL ESTIMATES: 170,000 - 286,900