Juice It Up!, a raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchise, has announced its continuing upward sales climb during the 2014 third quarter. The company reported a same store sales increase of 11 percent compared to 2013, and an average unit volume increase of 12 percent over the same period. Additionally, year-to-date sales and average unit volume are up by 16 and 24 percent over last year.
These latest financials continue the brand’s consecutive, month over month net sales growth, resulting in nearly a 50 percent increase over the past two years. Juice It Up!’s consistent advancement significantly exceeds same store sales of its largest competitors, including Jamba Juice, Robeks, and Smoothie King.
“It is exciting to see the continued momentum we’ve gained over the past two years as it validates Juice It Up!’s position as a leader in the raw juice franchise segment,” CEO Frank Easterbrook says. “We recently rolled out a complete menu refresh that’s receiving rave reviews by our customers and, based on early data, Q4 looks very bright as well.”
With 17 franchise agreements in various stages of build out, Juice It Up! is continuing to expand at a strong and steady pace; on track to open four new franchised locations by year end and is on target to add forty additional stores within 2015. The brand is currently awarding franchise opportunities including area development, single unit, and non-traditional opportunities such as college campuses, airports, and gyms across all U.S. regions.
With an operations-focused culture, Juice It Up! continues to attract highly-qualified new and existing franchise operators to grow with the brand. Ideal franchisees possess an entrepreneurial spirit, are passionate about living a healthy lifestyle, and a creative local store marketing mindset.