What does a KAUAI franchise ultimately cost?

New stores - estimated

Retail store:

Set up costs of approximately R2 000 000 (capital costs of setting a store up), excluding VAT

plus

Franchise fee R120 000 excluding VAT per store

plus

Working capital

  • Staff costs during training estimated R30 000, depending on travel requirements.
  • Rent deposit R50 000 (can vary)
  • Legal fees if any R3500 (can vary)
  • R3100 franchise application fee – R2850 for psychometric testing, and the balance for credit checks and administration
  • Uniforms and smalls are also part of working capital and can be R60 000 when you first open a store

Existing stores:

Existing store costs will depend on sales volume and profitability and is done on a store by store basis.

In Motion stores:

Set up costs of approximately R500 000 to R800 000 set up costs (excluding VAT)

plus

Franchise Fee R70 000 excluding VAT per store

plus

Working capital

  • Staff costs during training estimated R12 000, depending on travel requirements.
  • Rent deposit R10 000 (can vary)
  • Legal fees if any R3500 (can vary)
  • R3100 franchise application fee – R2850 for psychometric testing, and the balance for credit checks and administration
  • Uniforms and smalls are also part of working capital and can be R30 000 when you first open a store

The applicant will need 50% of the total cost in unencumbered funds. This must be clearly highlighed on your application form.