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This website and the information contained herein does not constitute the offer of a franchise. The offer and sale of a franchise can only be made through the delivery and receipt of an Uniform Franchise Offering Circular ("UFOC"). There are certain states that require the registration of a UFOC before the franchisor can advertise or offer the franchise in that state. We may not be registered in all of the registration states and may not offer franchises to residents of those states or to persons wishing to locate a franchise in those states.

FAQ's about owning a Bops Frozen Custard shop:

WHAT IS BOP'S LOOKING FOR IN A FRANCHISEE?
Successful franchisees are motivated, high-energy individuals who demonstrate a love and passion for the product and concept. Food or retail experience is preferred, however, is not required if you have other business or management skills that could be applicable.

HOW MUCH TIME IS INVOLVED IN OPERATING A BOP'S FROZEN CUSTARD SHOP?
A BOP'S Frozen Custard Shop is like any other retail business: it requires a substantial amount of time to make it a success. There is no substitute for the commitment required to properly manage a Bop's location. The most successful shops are operated by dedicated owners who allocate adequate time for managing and marketing their business. You will be given the tools and support necessary to help you manage and operate your business.

HOW MANY STORES CAN I OPEN?
Single unit franchises are available for qualified franchise candidates. Future expansion to multiple units is available for single unit franchises in good standing.

HOW BIG IS THE TYPICAL STORE?
Between 600 and 1,800 square feet. Rent typically varies from $1,500 to $4,000 per month.

WHAT DO THE FRANCHISE FEE AND ROYALTY FEES COVER?
They secure the right to own and operate a Bop's in a given location, as well as the right to use the Bop's trade name, trademark, recipes, decor, and manner of doing business. They also include site approval and assistance with lease negotiations, architectural layout and construction. Most importantly, they include necessary training in Jackson, MS, where we teach you everything you need to know to operate and manage a Bop's store. Our trained personnel will help you open your store and offer you continued field supervision, public relations assistance, and an advertising program before and after your store is opened.

HOW MUCH DO LANDLORDS NORMALLY CONTRIBUTE TO LEASEHOLD IMPROVEMENTS?
We have found that this amount ranges between $6,000 and $24,000, depending on the location.

WHAT IS THE TOTAL INVESTMENT?
The total investment required to open a BOP' S Frozen Custard Shop varies depending upon store type and location from $150,000 to $200,000. These figures are based on historic data and include the franchise fee, leasehold improvements, furniture, fixtures, equipment, signage, insurance, and initial inventory. Due to ever-changing conditions, local construction procedures and regulations, there can be not be a guarantee that costs will not exceed those shown.

HOW MUCH CASH WILL I NEED?
This depends upon your overall financial strength and your relationship with your bank. Generally, you will need at least 20 to 30 percent of the total investment.

DOES BOP'S OFFER FINANCING?
We do not provide any financing; however, if you qualify you can use your local bank to obtain a business loan. Also, with proper financial strength, you can lease your equipment through leasing companies.

WHERE DO I GET EQUIPMENT?
We currently have established relationships with several equipment suppliers. We will furnish you an itemized list of all equipment needed and we can help you negotiate the best price possible. You will deal directly with the supplier at significant savings.

DO I BUY ALL OF MY SUPPLIES FROM BOP'S?
We will assist you in finding a supplier that meets our standards and specifications. Because of our volume discounts through our franchise system, you will have substantial savings on all supplies needed.

DOES BOP's ASSIST WITH DEVELOPMENT AREAS OR DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENTS?
Yes; Bop's offers a marketing development agreement that reserves a specified territory under your name. Once the marketing development agreement is signed, you will then proceed to secure the exact site location.

DOES BOP'S OFFER TRAINING AND SUPPORT?
BOP'S Frozen Custard Training and Support begins with a comprehensive training period at our training facility. During initial training, you will become familiar with the history of BOP'S and the importance of our philosophy and concept positioning. You will become thoroughly immersed in our operations manual, which details standard operating procedures for all facets of operating and managing a BOP'S Frozen Custard Shop. As a BOP'S Franchisee, you will also get business management training which includes training for inventory management, labor controls, food cost analysis, and such more. You will be trained in a hands-on, real world environment. When your opening week arrives, our experienced training staff will come to your location to assist you through your initial opening period. After your store has opened, our Franchise Staff will continue to make regular on-site visits.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT TO EARN AS A FRANCHISEE?
Income level is dependent upon sales volume, cost of investment, how well you manage your BOP'S shop and how well you control costs. Because of these variables, there is a range in the amount of profit or loss you might expect. Each community provides a unique situation, which makes it extremely difficult to project income levels; therefore, we do not make any income projections. Upon your request, you will receive our franchise information packet, you will also receive a Personal Information Form for you to fill out and return to us. We will then contact you to set up a personal meeting, so we can mutually explore the possibilities of your becoming part of the BOP'S family of superb custard shops.

If you would like more information about
Bop's Franchise Opportunities
please contact us...