Combination soup/frozen dessert restaurant
In the spring and summer, Icebox operates as a retailer of Icyfruit, a mixture of fruit juice, sugar, water and chunks of fruit that comes in 20 flavors. Throughout the fall and winter, it becomes a Soupbox store, offering a wide variety of soups.
The investment required to open a Icebox/Soupbox Franchise is between $69,500-$174,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $14,000-$20,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Icebox/Soupbox name.
Reasonable Prices And Try-before-you-buy
In the summer this Lakeview spot is known as Icebox, serving Italian ice. In the fall it is transformed into Soupbox, where a dozen different soups are offered each day. Favorites include lobster bisque and chicken soup with wild rice. Reasonable prices and a try-before-you-buy policy help make this...
Last month, locked in the deep freeze, we put out a call for your favorite soup spots. Thanks to all who participated - the response was, well, warming. There wasn't much of a consensus, but several Raters favored a little place on Broadway called the Soupbox. And we have a soup scoop for you: anoth...
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0% of all franchisees own more than one unit
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 10
Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)
Your income potential as a Icebox/Soupbox Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.
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2943 N. Broadway