Here are some FAQ:
The chart below will give you an idea of basic start-up costs. The range of costs, for the most part, depends on the square footage of the operation, equipment and construction improvements. For example, if you choose to purchase used equipment you can save money; if you have a fancy store, it can cost you more.
Cost Range (In Thousands “K”)
|Stand Alone Juice & Smoothie Store||85K – 185K|
|Smoothie Cart/Kiosk||10K – 40K|
|Mobile Juice & Smoothie Truck||30K – 80K|
FAQ – Do I need hands-on training to operate a juice and smoothie bar?
Absolutely not – Our popular Real-World Business Concepts provide everything you will need to start a store. Our concepts are easy to operate and our goal is to get you in to business economically and save your money for more important things, like equipment.
What kind of computer do I need to run your software?
Concepts are designed on a IBM compatible computer and Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Word and Excel 2003 or compatible editor is desired. Application programs that come on the CD-ROM run on IBM compatible computers.
Are your resources compatible with Apple/Mac?
Many resources consist of Microsoft Word and Excel files, Adobe PDF files, and rich-text (rtf) files. We have several Mac users that have these programs installed and therefore are able to use the downloads. If you have these programs installed then there should not be a problem; however, if your computer doesn’t have these programs then there’s no guarantee that supposedly compatible programs will be able to access the downloads.
FAQ – Is your business a franchise?
No, we are not a franchise. Our goal is to provide solid business opportunities, at an affordable price, so that people can obtain the needed expertise to pursue their own business dreams. It’s their business, and our goal is to save them money up front.
Are you a consulting company?
We’ve been in the juice and smoothie business since 1992. We have vast experience in consulting and our knowledgebase has been transferred into our software products so that you can economically start your own business. Our popular Real-World concept packages include consulting support.
We also develop consulting program plans for customers who have additional needs after they have purchased one of our Real-World Start-up Concepts. With most clients, we answer a few questions and they go and open a store. However, if you have the need we can set up a specific program plan to meed your needs. We can build your store.
How long have you been in business?
We have been in business since 1992.
Do your software start-up packages contain equipment lists, and costs for the equipment?
Yes, each of our business plan products and start-up packages have a complete equipment list and costing information.
Do you offer any other support other than is what is offered in your concept packages?
Yes, we offer additional support and can fit a program plan for your additional needs.
Do you provide vendor and supplier lists?
Yes, each business plan and business start-up package contains a complete vendor and supplier listing. As part of our start-up package, customers can request suppliers in their specific area via the included email and phone support.
Do you provide recipes and information about vitamin supplements?
Yes, we have developed recipes for our opportunities. For example, our professional smoothie recipe book contains information about vitamin supplements.
Do your products contain information regarding permits and license requirements?
Yes, each start-up concept details what is required in regards to permits and licenses.
Will your concept packages work in countries other than the United States?
Yes, we have sold many start-up packages all over the world.
Do you have a history of your company available?
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FAQ – Warranty & Return Policy
As per our policy and license agreement, we offer a 30 day warranty on any defective media. Unopened packages may be returned within 72 hours via certified delivery. Opened packages are nonreturnable.