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Our High/Low Cost per Expenditure Group Per Studio Style


GBS keeps initial investment need reasonably as low as possible as shown in the tables below: *

HIGH/LOW ESTIMATED INITIAL INVESTMENT FOR A GBS BROWS STUDIO

Expenditure Type Low End High End
Franchise Fee $1,000 - Promotional Period $5,000 - Promotional Period
Lease Process $5,000 $2,000
Travel & lodging & Food Expense During training and Lease process $500 $2,000
Contractor, Architect & Interior Designer $1,000 $5,000
Studio Signage $1500 $8,000
Studio Renovation & Improvement $15,000 $35,000
Furniture, Accessories & Equipment $10,000 $15,000
Franchise Royalty 5% of Gross sales or $200 per week, whichever is greater 5% of Gross sales or $200 per week, whichever is greater
Studio Lease Security Deposit (with Low End $1,500 & high End $6,000 of rent) $4,500 $18,000
Point of Sale (POS) System $3,500 $6,000
Studio Opening Advertisement $1,000 $2,500
Initial Inventory Purchase $2,000 $5,000
Backup Funds ( funds to cover upto 6 months of rent, Payroll & Operation expense ) $30,000 $50,000
Total $75,000 $153,500

 

HIGH/LOW ESTIMATED INITIAL INVESTMENT FOR A GBS SKINCARE STUDIO

Type of Expenditure Low End High End
Franchise Fee $5,000 - Promotional Period $5,000 - Promotional Period
Lease Process $1,000 $2,000
Travel & Lodging & Food Expenses During training & Lease process $500 $2,000
Contractor, Architect & Interior Designer $5,000 $7,000
Studio Signage $8,000 $10,000
Studio renovation & Improvement $35,000 $50,000
Furniture, Accessories & Equipment $20,000 $30,000
Franchise Royalty 5% of Gross sales or $200 per week, whichever is greater 5% of Gross sales or $200 per week, whichever is greater
Studio Lease Security Deposit (With Low End $3,500 & High End &6,000 of Rent) $10,500 $18,000
Point Of Sale (POS) System $3,500 $6,000
Studio Opening Advertisement $1,500 $3,000
Initial Inventory Purchase $5,000 $7,000
Backup Funds ( Funds to cover Upto 6 months of Rent, Payroll & Operation expense ) $5,000 $7,000
Total $125,000 $190,000

*Detailed break down on Cost and Criteria information is  available in GBS Establishment Handy Help (EHH) Guide.

The Costs (please click the + icon for more information on each item)

The initial investment to open a GbsExpress Studio is between $114,000 – $199,500 which includes $30,000 – $60,000 in working capital reserves. The initial investment to open a Gbs Spa Studio is between $146,000 – $251,000 which includes $30,000 – $60,000 in working capital reserves. The initial investment varies depending on studio size, geographic location and services offered.

Gbs does not have a minimum personal fund requirement, allowing you to finance the investment if you desire. However lenders typically require a certain percentage of the investment to come from personal funds.

Gbs Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) offers a detailed earnings claim (Item 19) which showcases the earning potential of a Gbs studio. Please refer to the Gbs FDD for further guidance.

The Franchise Fee is a one-time payment to Seva of $39,000. Seva also offers a Multi-Unit Operator Agreement (MUOA) in 3-10 unit packages (3-10 Packs). As part of a MUOA, the initial franchise fee is $39,000 and each additional franchise fee is 50% off, or $19,500.

The royalty rate is 6% of Gross Sales or $250 per week, whichever is greater.

Gbs does not offer financing, however you may seek financing from any 3rd party lender.

Yes, Gbs offers a Multi-Unit Operator Agreement (MUOA), which allows you to commit to developing multiple Gbs studios over a specified timeframe and at discounted Franchise fee for each studio after the first. Gbs Multi-Unit Operator Agreements are awarded in 3-10 unit packages (3-10 Packs). As part of a MUOA, the initial franchise fee is $39,000 and each additional franchise fee is 50% off, or $19,500.

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