October 18, 2016 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, California – Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchises, is proud to announce it has been recognized by Military Times as one of 2017’s best franchise opportunities for veterans. The company was ranked #9 in a list of 43 veteran-friendly franchise businesses. To show appreciation to those who have served, Juice It Up! offers veterans a franchise fee discount of $15,000 to open their very own location. With only two smoothie chains making this year’s list, Juice It Up! was the only concept offering both fresh-squeezed raw juices and smoothies. Because of the company’s superior veteran incentives, Juice It Up! was ranked 25 spots ahead of the similar concept.
“At Juice It Up! we are passionate about giving back to those who have served to protect our country, and have developed several franchise initiatives to provide business opportunities and incentives for the veteran community,” said Frank Easterbrook, Juice It Up! President & CEO. “Some of our most successful franchises are owned by military veterans who have carried their work ethic into managing their businesses, and we are proud to have these hard-working men and women represent the Juice It Up! brand.”
With over 100 locations open or under development across California, New Mexico, Oregon, and Texas, Juice It Up! is currently awarding a variety of franchise opportunities including area development, single unit, and non-traditional store fronts such as college campuses, airports and gyms across all U.S. regions. With a franchisee-focused culture, Juice It Up! continues to attract highly-qualified new and existing franchise operators to grow with the brand. Ideal franchisees possess an entrepreneurial spirit and a creative local store marketing mindset, and are passionate about living a healthy lifestyle.
The Military Times ranking was conducted and scored based on answers provided to a rigorous 110 question survey covering company culture, the performance of franchise units, costs associated with franchising and the financial and other support offered to current and former service members and their families. The complete list of rankings is available online at: http://www.militarytimes.com/bestforvets-franchises2017.
To learn more about the benefits of owning a Juice It Up! straight from current franchisees, watch https://youtu.be/qkn3vxafNOI and visit http://www.juiceitupfranchise.com for additional franchising details.
Juice It Up!, a leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchise, specializes in delicious and functional fresh-squeezed juices, blended-to-order real fruit smoothies and nutrient-rich options such as Açaí and Pitaya Bowls. Founded in 1995, the Irvine, California-based lifestyle brand is focused on providing its guests with a variety of great-tasting, better-for-you food and drink choices designed with personal wellness in mind. With over 100 locations open or under development across California, New Mexico, Oregon, and Texas, the company is showcasing a new restaurant design, a heavier focus on the growing demand for raw juice options and a menu refresh that reflects the brand’s active personality and motto to “Live Life Juiced!” An established lifestyle brand with unparalleled experience in the raw juice bar industry, Juice It Up! has been included in Franchise Times’ Next 300 Franchise Chains list three years in a row and named a 2017 “Best for Vets” Franchise by Military Times. For more information about becoming a Juice It Up! franchise partner, visit www.juiceitupfranchise.com.
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