Franchise FAQ’s

Q. How much will I need to invest?
A. The estimated cost of a franchise will be approximately $190,000 to $361,500 and varies upon location.

Q. What does the franchise system include?
A. Owning and operating The Yogurt Spot franchise, use of the brand name, trademarks, recipes, operational systems, prototype, and décor. Additionally, you will receive support in these specific areas.

    Q. How much is the franchise fee?
    A. $25,000 for each location.

    Q. How much is the on-going royalty fee?
    A. A flat $10,000 per year.

    Q. How much is the advertising and promotional obligation?
    A. 3% of total gross sales less sales tax. We allocate this 3% advertising and promotional obligation between contributions to The Yogurt Spot system advertising fund and expenditures for local advertising.

    Q. How is the site selected for my store?
    A. The Yogurt Spot will provide real estate assistance and must approve all locations. It is the franchisees responsibility to present potential sites for approval to us. The Yogurt Spot will provide a Site Approval Package to assist each franchisees’ in this regard.

    Q. Is there any experience necessary to own a franchise?
    A. Yes, but not necessarily in foodservice. The Yogurt Spot actively searches for candidates with strong business and leadership skills.

    Q. Do I need to be involved in the day-to-day operation of my franchise?
    A. At least one owner or a designated general manager must be involved on a full-time basis and must be responsible for the day-to-day operations and management. At least one owner must assume responsibility for general oversight and management of each store.

    Q. How will I know if I have the necessary finances?
    A. You must show a net worth in excess of $300K, with $200K available in liquid assets for each proposed store to be developed.

    Q. How long is the term of the franchise agreement?
    A. The franchise agreement term is ten (10) years, renewable for another ten (10) years.

    Q. I am interested in The Yogurt Spot franchise. What do I do next?
    A. For more information, and to help us serve you efficiently, please complete our application and you will be contacted by a franchise representative.

    Information made available through this web site regarding The Yogurt Spot franchise opportunity is for general information only and is not intended to be a franchise offer. Offers are made only after delivery of an effective Franchise Disclosure Document in compliance with applicable federal and state laws. None of the communications made through this web site should be construed as an offer to sell any of The Yogurt Spot franchises in, nor is any such communication directed to the residents of, any jurisdiction requiring registration of the franchise before it is offered and sold in that jurisdiction. No franchises of The Yogurt Spot will be sold to any resident of such jurisdiction until the offering has been exempted from the requirements of, or duly registered in and declared effective by, such jurisdiction and the required Franchise Disclosure Document has been delivered to the prospective franchisee before the sale in compliance with applicable law.

    Pre-Disclosure: Assuming you qualify as a prospective franchisee of The Yogurt Spot, we may provide you with a Franchise Disclosure Document in hard copy or electronic format. If the Franchise Disclosure Document is furnished electronically, it will be provided in a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. You must use the Adobe Acrobat program in order to open and view this type of electronic file.