SCOOTER’S COFFEE FAQs

We understand you may have some questions. Here are some of the popular questions asked – and their corresponding answers.

Our drive-thru coffee kiosk is 664 square feet and only requires five to eight employees to properly run.

The total investment costs to open a Scooter’s Coffee drive-thru coffee kiosk is $794,000 to $1,1264,500. This includes a franchise fee of $40,000.
As a franchisor, we cannot make any type of earnings claim. However, we do invite you to review Item 19 of our most recent FDD to understand how our franchise locations performed in the previous year. Last year, our system did quite well – earning an average unit volume of $1,179,980*.

We require all franchise partners to have a net worth of $500,000 and at least $200,000 in liquid capital.

At Scooter’s Coffee, we do not have in-house financing. However, we do have strategic partnerships with multiple lenders who may be able to help you get the funding you need to get your Scooter’s Coffee location started. Our finance team can help you create a plan to support your venture.
Our founders, Don and Linda Eckles, started with one location – you can, too! If you don’t think you want to purchase multiple units right away, that’s fine. We do think, though, that once you get started, you’ll be interested in owning multiple Scooter’s Coffee locations.
We have territories available across 32 states! Check our out territory map to see if there’s any availability near you.
We do not require our franchise candidates to have previous coffee industry experience or knowledge. We do ask that our franchisees have an entrepreneurial spirit and an eagerness to learn the way we do things at Scooter’s Coffee. We need you to be coachable – we can help you with the rest.
At Scooter’s Coffee, it’s important for our franchise partners to feel completely supported throughout the development process. Our team of industry professionals will guide you through all steps of our process including: real estate site selection, construction, team training, marketing, product innovation, distribution, and field marketing.
About eight weeks before your location opens, you, your business partners, and key operators will complete the Scooter’s Coffee Operations Training. This training is four weeks long and takes place at our headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. This will allow you the time to build relationships with your support team including your Field Brand Consultant. Your FBC will be a vital resource for you after your location is open.
Yes! We are proud to offer a $20,000 credit on the purchase of first year product for all qualified military veterans. Thank you for your service!

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