FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is previous food or restaurant experience necessary to obtain a Freshii franchise?
Restaurant experience is always helpful but, if you have experience running another type of business including working with employees and customers, managing cash and generating financial statements, we have a complete training program and manuals as well as field operational staff that can help you learn this business as well as provide ongoing support for you.
Is there a cost for the training program or ongoing support?
The cost of Freshii University is included in your franchise fee, including training and support at your location for the Grand Opening. Travel, lodging, and ...view middle of the document...
You will also have a right of first refusal to any location in the Development area that becomes available in addition to the store opening schedule in the Development Agreement.
How long is the Franchise Agreement, and is it renewable?
The Franchise Agreement is for 10 years and renewable for 10 additional years upon payment of 20% of the Franchise Fee being charged at the time of renewal.
How much is the royalty payment and how is it collected?
The royalty is 6% of gross sales (net sales + comps and discounts), payable weekly. You must use the POS system we designate, and have internet access at your store location. Your POS system will be polled to keep track of sales.
What are the advertising fees?
The advertising fee can be up to 2% of net sales with a portion of that fee reallocated to a regional Co–op. You are also required to spend 1% of net sales on local advertising. This may also be reallocated to a regional Co–op.
What is the advertising fee used for?
We use the fees for creation, production and placement of commercial media advertising, public relations, market research, brand recognition, and in-house staff coordinating these efforts. We do not use the funds to solicit franchisees.
I have little or no experience in commercial lease transactions. Will Freshii assist me?