Juice It Up! Experiences 16 Percent Average Unit Volume Increase Over Previous Quarter
Irvine, CA (RestaurantNews.com) Juice It Up!, a premier raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchise, announced solid same-store sales and average unit volume growth of three percent in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the first quarter of 2014. Additionally, average unit volume increased by 16 percent, respectively, over the previous year’s fourth quarter. These latest financials continue the brand’s consecutive, month over month net sales growth, resulting in more than 50 percent sales increases over the past two years.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, and with more than 80 locations open in five states, Juice It Up! is continuing its pursuit of steady expansion across the nation and is on track to add at least twenty additional stores by year-end. The brand is currently awarding a variety of franchise opportunities including area development, single unit, and non-traditional opportunities such as college campuses, airports and gyms across all U.S. regions.
“We attribute our significant average unit volume increase and our more than two years of steady sales growth to our ongoing commitment to product innovation, such as our Smoothie Bowls launched in late-March,” said Carol DeNembo, vice president of marketing for Juice It Up! “2015 is an exciting year for us as we celebrate our 20th anniversary and continue to bring Juice It Up!’s signature experience and long line of refreshing products to new guests across the country.”
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. To learn more about the benefits of owning a Juice It Up! franchise, please visit the Juice It Up! website at http:// www.juiceitupfranchise.com.
About Juice It Up!
Juice It Up!, a leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchise, specializes in delicious and functional fresh-squeezed juices, blended-to-order real fruit smoothies and nutrient-rich options such as Açaí and Pitaya Bowls. Founded in 1995, the Irvine, California-based lifestyle brand is focused on providing its guests with a variety of great-tasting, better-for-you food and drink choices designed with personal wellness in mind. With more than 80 locations across California, Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, and Texas, the company is showcasing newly revamped restaurant designs, a heavier focus on the growing demand for raw juice options and a menu refresh that reflects the brand’s active personality and motto to “Live Life Juiced!.” An established lifestyle brand with unparalleled experience in the raw juice bar industry, Juice It Up! has reported consecutive month over month net sales growth for over two years and is poised for aggressive expansion throughout the U.S. For more information, visit www.juiceitupfranchise.com.
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