Do I need experience in the laser industry to own and operate a Smooth Effects?
No, any experience you have is ideal but not necessary. Our hands on, comprehensive training program will ensure you are competent and ready to operate your Smooth Effects store successfully.
What is the average cost to open a Smooth Effects?
The average cost to open a Smooth Effects varies between $175,000-$250,000.
Why does the cost vary to open a Smooth Effects?
The cost varies because each location is unique. Variables such as square footage, location and number of leasehold improvements all factor in the development costs.
What are the franchise fees?
The initial franchise fee is $15,000. There is an ongoing royalty fee of 6% as well as an advertising fund of 1%.
What does the franchise fee include?
The franchise fee includes the use of the Smooth Effects trademark name and business model, store design, operational systems and procedures, supplier pricing, and ongoing support and training.
What type of training is involved?
Smooth Effects provides a 4-week training program that includes all aspects of running a successful Smooth Effects franchise. We provide our franchisees with a comprehensive training manual as well as hands-on training. In addition, we provide ongoing support and of course, we are always available at head office to answer any questions that you have.
How do I find a location for my Smooth Effects store?
We have a team of experts that help our franchisees to find the ideal location for their store. Our locations are based on specific requirements to help with the stores success.