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General

Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Fast Casual Restaurant

SBA Identifier

S1997

Year of Founding

2002

Fees

Marketing Fee

2%

Royalty Fee

6%

Franchise Fee

$39,900-$39,900

Investment Range

$358K-$676K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

83

U.S. Franchised Units

80

U.S. Corporate Units

3

Headquarters (City)

Southfield

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

Financing Availability

yes

Started Offering Franchises

2003

Issuance of FDD Data

04/30/2020

What to know about Zoup! Restaurants franchise?

The franchise is for the establishment and operation of a Zoup! Eatery Restaurant. A Zoup! Eatery Restaurant is a fast casual restaurant featuring a wide variety of soups, bowls, sandwiches and salads. You may purchase a single franchise or an area development franchise.

Zoup! Restaurants is based in Southfield, MI. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Zoup! Restaurants franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Zoup! Restaurants franchise? Before starting a Zoup! Restaurants franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business.

The minimum investment amount required to open a Zoup! Restaurants franchise is $357,900 and can go all the way up to $675,500. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Zoup! Restaurants business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 Zoup! Restaurants franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Zoup! Restaurants business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Zoup! Restaurants franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.

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Franchise Data

Year Start of Year Units Opened Units Closed End of Year
2016 2 0 1 96
2017 96 12 8 100
2018 100 7 19 88
2019 88 1 8 80

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How much does a Zoup! Restaurants franchise owner make?

Zoup! Restaurants franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another.
The Zoup! Restaurants franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors.

Zoup! Restaurants discloses financials at the unit level. In other words, they show how much Zoup! Restaurants franchisees made in the past. Through analyzing this information available in the metrics tab, it can serve as a good basis to further explore the opportunity or not.

At Vetted Biz, we advise you to speak with 5 to 10 franchisees to understand how much money they are making from the Zoup! Restaurants franchise. Roughly 60% of franchises disclose financials and it makes the process easier when filtering potential franchise opportunities like Zoup! Restaurants. Don’t just speak to existing franchisees, call franchisees who have recently left the system and try to find out how much those Zoup! Restaurants owners were making.

Visit the Zoup! Restaurants metrics tab to explore the financials for this business.

What is the Zoup! Restaurants franchise fee?

Owning a Zoup! Restaurants franchise requires 6% royalty fee and 2% marketing fee. These two expenses represent the main ongoing costs you can expect to pay the franchisor throughout the franchise relationship. There may be other ongoing fees disclosed in the Zoup! Restaurants Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Zoup! Restaurants franchise fee of $39,900 that is included in the initial investment amount of $357,900 to $675,500. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Zoup! Restaurants franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Zoup! Restaurants franchise fee of $39,900.

Visit the Zoup! Restaurants metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Food and Beverage franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was Zoup! Restaurants founded?

Zoup! Restaurants started offering franchises in 2003. Zoup! Restaurants was founded 20 years ago in 2002.

At Vetted Biz, we recommend franchises have 3-5 corporate locations and 5+ years of experience before offering a franchise. There needs to be proof that the business model works and is replicable before offering the franchise to other!

How many Zoup! Restaurants locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2020, there were 80 locations across the U.S. There are also 3 corporate locations. Most Food and Beverage franchises like Zoup! Restaurants have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Zoup! Restaurants franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Zoup! Restaurants has opened 20 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Zoup! Restaurants metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Food and Beverage franchises.

How many Zoup! Restaurants franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Zoup! Restaurants has closed 35 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the Zoup! Restaurants metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Food and Beverage franchises.

Is Zoup! Restaurants growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Zoup! Restaurants over the past 3 years is -17%. Over the last year we have data for, Zoup! Restaurants had a net unit growth rate of -9%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Zoup! Restaurants growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Zoup! Restaurants. More info in the Zoup! Restaurants metrics tab.

Is Zoup! Restaurants franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Zoup! Restaurants is eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan. To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

Zoup! Restaurants franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S1997 on 10/01/2017. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Zoup! Restaurants that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria. Currently, there are over 7,000 franchise opportunities that the SBA has deemed eligible for SBA financing.

Is Zoup! Restaurants a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Zoup! Restaurants meets the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) definition of a franchise. The FTC Franchise Rule requires franchisors to provide all potential franchisees with a disclosure document (FDD) containing 23 items about the franchise, its officers, and other franchisees. Be sure that Zoup! Restaurants provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Zoup! Restaurants.

What is the Zoup! Restaurants Franchise for Sale Rate?

The Zoup! Restaurants systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the Zoup! Restaurantsfranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

Zoup! Restaurants franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 27%. Over the last year we have data for, Zoup! Restaurants had a franchise for sale rate of 6%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Zoup! Restaurants franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Zoup! Restaurants. More info in the Zoup! Restaurants metrics tab.

What is the Zoup! Restaurants Franchise Failure Rate?

Zoup! Restaurants franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons. The failure rate is one of the most important franchise metrics to consider when investing in a franchise!

Zoup! Restaurants failure rate over the past 3 years is 44%. Over the last year we have data for, Zoup! Restaurants had a franchise failure rate of 10%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Zoup! Restaurants franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Zoup! Restaurants. More info in the Zoup! Restaurants metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on Zoup! Restaurants franchise?

Visit the Zoup! Restaurants metrics tab to explore franchise profitability, industry comparables and more. Become a Vetted Member today today for exclusive access on this franchise opportunity!

Investment Midpoint

The average of the low and high range of the investment amounts calculated from the most recently available Franchise Disclosure Document

Zoup! Restaurants

$516,700

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Zoup! Restaurants

6%

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

Zoup! Restaurants

$39,900

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Franchise Financials

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Franchise Disclosure Document

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General

Industry

Food and Beverage

Category

Fast Casual Restaurant

SBA Identifier

S1997

Year of Founding

2002

Fees

Marketing Fee

2%

Royalty Fee

6%

Franchise Fee

$39,900-$39,900

Investment Range

$358K-$676K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

83

U.S. Franchised Units

80

U.S. Corporate Units

3

Headquarters (City)

Southfield

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

Financing Availability

yes

Started Offering Franchises

2003

Issuance of FDD Data

04/30/2020

Detailed Franchise metrics for Zoup! Restaurants

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Zoup! Restaurants below. “N/A" or Not Applicable results mean that there is not enough data available to compute a precise rate or that the result is not mathematically computable. When results are not mathematically computable, you should pay attention to the absolute values (#) instead of the percentage rate itself.

Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

Zoup! Restaurants

$39,900

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Franchise Disclosure Document

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Net Unit Growth (most recent year)

Net Unit Growth (3 years)

Failure Rate

Franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons.

 

1 year

3 years

Zoup! Restaurants

10%

44%

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Franchise for Sale Rate

The percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Zoup! Restaurants

6%

27%

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Business details

Website

https://***********.com

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Business email

**********@******.com

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Mailing address

28290 Franklin Road

State headquarters

Michigan

Key leadership

Zoup! Restaurants

Phone

+1 (000) 0********00

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City

Southfield

Zip code

48034
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