We know you probably have a lot of questions. We would to! Below are our most frequently asked questions. If you find you still have more questions after reading our website and/or these answers, please use the form on the Contact Page to reach us!
Why should I franchise with Kona Ice?
This is a valid question. Joining a franchise like Kona Ice allows you to capitalize on a business model which has been proven successful. If you’re looking to invest in a fun and exciting business, there’s no better time than now to join the Kona Ice family. We laid out some of the reasons we’re different here.
How much does it cost to open a Kona Ice franchise?
In the franchising industry, we fall into the lower end of initial investment. It’s one of the things about us that is so appealing. To see the full breakdown of our pricing structure visit our Numbers Page.
What are the requirements for potential franchise partners?
In order to be a successful Kona Ice franchisee, you are required to have a strong, personal commitment and active involvement in the opening of your business. We are looking for owner/operators, at least in the initial stages. We have a unique business model and the only way to learn it is to get in there and work it. And lastly, we’re looking for someone to uphold and promote the brand. To read more about our brand, see our Brand Page.
What are the franchise and royalty fees?
Our franchise fee is $15,000. This is included in the price of the franchise. Royalty fees are as follows: $3,000 per year for the first five years; $3,500 per year for years six and seven; and $4,000 per year for years eight and up.
What do I receive for the franchise fee and royalty payments?
Pretty much any corporate resource we offer: our Success Guide, protected territory, ongoing brand development, continued training and support, updated marketing resources, competitive pricing on supplies, 24/7 equipment support and much more.
What type of support will I receive after I sign the agreement?
Business development, training, advertising and promotions, marketing, research and development, troubleshooting help and much more. For more information about the type of support we offer, visit our Support Page.
Do you assist with financing?
We do offer financing options. To learn more about those options visit our Numbers.
How much money can I make?
Results vary for each franchise and we cannot estimate the results of a particular franchise.
How much territory do I get?
Territory is divided up by zip codes. You will acquire a territory of zip codes that equal roughly 100,000 people in population. You will work with our corporate staff to decide what your territory will be.
What is the turnaround time to open a Kona Ice franchise?
We estimate that it takes about 30-60 days to get up and running once you have been approved.
How do I get started?
We encourage you to soak upas much information as you can find on this website about Kona Ice. Once you’ve decided to look into further, please fill out the form on the Contact page. You will hear back from one of our own on next steps!