F.A.Q.

The Açaí Spot was created as a healthy style cafe concept. It is the first in the region specialized in açaí berry.

The Açaí Spot’s main goal is to bring açaí popularity to the region and grow the brand as a healthy spot. The Açaí Spot’s objective is to deliver high standard products in flavor and presentation, specially açaí which is the main product.

The Açaí Spot serves multicultural low middle to high-end income customers. The size of a typical The Açaí Spot is between 700 sq. feet and 1500 sq. feet with a customer flow of 100 to 150 customers per day.

The Açaí Spot was created as a healthy style cafe concept. It is the first in the region specialized in Acai berry.

The Açaí Spot’s main goal is to bring Acai popularity to the region and grow the brand as a healthy spot. The Açaí Spot’s objective is to deliver high standard products in flavor and presentation, especially Acai which is the main product.

The Açaí Spot serves multicultural low middle to high-end income customers. The size of a typical The Açaí Spot is between 700 sq. feet and 1500 sq. feet with a customer flow of 100 to 150 customers per day.

The continuing services, or “Royalty Fee,” is 6% of your gross sales and is paid monthly. This fee entitles you to use the The Açaí Spot service mark, use of distinctive system, marketing assistance, ongoing business development and counseling, and other benefits that come with being a The Açaí Spot franchisee.

The Açaí Spot grants an exclusive territory for a minimum of 5 units and agreed upon case-by-case basis.

The The Açaí Spot name and reputation is an important part of our business. You will spend at least 2% of your gross sales per month on local advertising. In addition, if we should establish fees for a Marketing Fund, you will be expected to make Marketing Fund contributions of up to 1% of your monthly gross sales.

The Açaí Spot Management will provide area developers franchisees with approximately 7 days of initial training at The Açaí Spot headquarters or at a location designated by the The Açaí Spot Management, beginning approximately 6 to 9 weeks before the franchisee is scheduled to open for business.

Phase I - Instruction will pertain to administrative, operational, and sales/marketing matters; it will also include a liberal amount of on-the-job training. This training will be provided for the franchisee and up to 2 (two) designated attendees.

Phase II - On-site training typically takes place when the franchisee commences operations. Experienced trainers from The Açaí Spot will provide on-site training for a period of 5 to 7 days to assist the franchisee in the commencement of operations.

The initial term of the Franchise Agreement is five years from the date the Franchise Agreement is signed. The franchise is renewable for four additional terms of five years each, providing you have complied with the provisions of the Franchise Agreement.

In addition to field support, members of The Açaí Spot organization will provide the services listed below: 

Operational Support – The Açaí Spot Management will provide ongoing training and support in many areas critical to the success of the franchisee's business, including unit operations and maintenance, customer-service techniques, product ordering, suggested pricing guidelines, and administrative procedures. 

Site Selection - Prior to approving a site for The Açaí Spot outlet, The Açaí Spot Management will provide franchisees with clear guidelines for a suitable location. The Açaí Spot will require franchisees to follow these instructions to ensure that an appropriate site is located. 

Marketing Support – The Açaí Spot Management coordinates development of advertising materials and strategies for the benefit of all members of the franchise network. It should also supply franchisees with consumer marketing plans and materials for use at the local or regional level, and retains the right to approve all local advertising materials that the franchisee chooses to develop. 

Accounting/Audit/Legal - Reporting directly to administration, this department is responsible for the financial and legal oversight of franchisees. 

Ongoing Research and Development – The Açaí Spot Management continues to research methods and techniques for franchise operations (including purchasing and promotional schemes) that enhance unit-level profitability. 

Overall Program Oversight – The Açaí Spot Management provides the overall coordination and planning for the The Açaí Spot franchise system.

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