Q: Is Popbar looking to franchise in both the United States and internationally?

A:

Yes, we are looking to expand throughout the United States and all over the globe. Fill out a Franchising Application and let us know where you would like to pop next! Our vision is to make Popbar iconic everywhere!

Q: What is the cost of opening a Popbar?

A:

Popbar’s Franchising program offers competitive franchise fee structures and a low investment cost.

Q: What type of candidates are you looking for?

A: 

We are seeking both Multi-Unit Candidates to help us grow in selected markets, and Area Development Candidates (3 or more locations) to develop a region.

Q: What are a few of Popbar’s Franchising advantages over the competition?

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Popbar’s Franchising advantages lie in its simple operations, low cost of goods and fast customer transactions which are unique to our concept.

Q: How long does it take for an application to be pre-approved?

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We review applications on a daily basis and get back to you within a week’s time.

Q: What types of shop models/formats are available?

A:

-Full Size Shops with Seating, below 1000 square feet

-In-line Shops or Kiosks, below 600 square feet

Q: How many Popbars may I open in my country/state/neighborhood?

A:

We will study your specific area and provide you with the tools to maximize your development.

Q: How do I obtain a copy of your Franchise Disclosure Document?

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Franchise Disclosure Document will be provided once a potential franchisee submits an application.

Q: Do you negotiate leases?

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We will assist the franchisee in lease negotiations.

Q: How much income will the shop generate?

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Unfortunately, we cannot provide information in response to this question due to the franchise law. A Franchise Disclosure Document and franchise store performance information may be provided once a potential franchisee submits an application. This will help the potential franchisee make the decision if franchising with Popbar is the right choice for them.

Q: From where are supplies purchased?

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Supplies are purchased from Popbar approved vendors throughout the USA.

Q: How long will it take to open a shop?

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Once a location is finalized, and a construction permit has been issued, construction usually takes 8 to 12 weeks

Q: Do you provide training?

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Yes, besides ongoing training, we offer two sessions of training: a basic managerial introduction at our New York headquarters, and a comprehensive training session on location before opening.

Q: Do you provide marketing assistance, and continual evaluation and feedback of location?

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Yes, we provide you with a Grand Opening strategy, which will assist with successfully launching new shops; Local Store Marketing, which will ensure that the marketing budgets and ideas are best being used, and Point-Of-Purchase (POP!) materials and graphics for promotional materials.