1. What is Beans Republique business concept?
Beans Republique concept focus on high consumers’ satisfaction to build a loyal customer base which turns to the business success.
Our business model presents a wholesome café experience with “feel good” vibe, personable customer service, great coffee, simple smart food menu, exclusive hand-crafted cakes/baked goods and a retailing section of branded merchandise.
2. What support will Beans Republique give me?
At Beans Republique we have a step by step support program to assist you at every stage of your franchise journey from setting up, owning and operating a successful business:
A, Prior to business launch: Franchise Training Program, in which you and your main staff will receive the store manuals, recipes and cookbook and hand-on trainings to operate your Beans Republique store.
B; Ongoing support: a dedicated Territory Franchise Manager who will support you to maximise your sales and increase your profitability. You will be provided with guidance and support in all business aspects including staff recruitment, book keeping, marketing strategies, customer relationship buildings etc.
C; Franchise Support Help Line and Technical Support Line: to assist you with daily operations Q&As, POS system trouble shootings, equipment service and maintenance etc.
D, Trainings and updates: café industry evolves and changes rapidly to keep up with the more and more sophisticated new generations of consumers. So should we. Regular updates and necessary trainings to keep us on top of the game will be conducted in many forms, such as introductions of exciting new products, onsite and head quarter trainings and workshops, promotions, newsletters.
3. How much does it cost to own a Beans Republique store?
There are 2 cost components:
Franchise fee: covers the cost of site selection, recruiting, training and assisting the franchisee in the set up and launch of their franchised business. It also permits franchisees to operate under the Beans Republique brand, and utilise the intellectual property and operating systems. Our franchise fee is $45,000 GST exclusive.
Set up cost: The cost of setting up a Beans Republique store varies between $150,000 to $350,000 GST exclusive depending on the café model, location, size and style of the site.
4. How much is the royalties?
Royalties is from 3.8% GST exclusive of turnover.
5. Where can I set up a Beans Republique store?
Whilst some existing stores are available to be purchased, we focus on expanding our franchise network by looking out for Greenfield opportunities (new sites). We would love to work with you on site selection to locate sites that will meet your requirements and fit our criteria. If you have an area that you would prefer, we will work together to find a site that will benefit us both.
6. What qualifications are required from a franchisee?
- A positive and confident attitude.
- Appreciation and passion for to Beans Republique GOOD TIMES culture
- Proven leadership skills
- Financial stability
- Ability to follow systems and procedures
- Customer relationship building skills
7. Can I finance the business?
Yes. There are different ways to finance your business such as bank loan and equipment finance. We provide assistance and some supporting documents for your finance application. We recommend that you consult an accountant or financial advisor on the option of which would be best suited to your circumstances.