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Flip Flop Shops: Who Are We?

Founded in 2004, Flip Flop Shops is the premier curator of beach, surf, and relaxation footwear in North America. With over sixty locations worldwide, including 15 new locations in 2020, Flip Flop Shops is revolutionizing the franchise footwear business.


Everything we do provides value for the customer and the franchisee from tailored brand partnerships, new technology integrations, and a new shop design philosophy. As we continue our growth through 2020 and beyond, we're always looking for passionate people to join the Flip Flop Shops family.

Reason #1: The Best Brands

One of Flip Flops Shops' hallmarks is our commitment to working with the most iconic brands in the flip flop and casual footwear space. We've partnered with 90+ brands to curate the best possible selection for your shop


Plus, benefit from Flip Flop Shops buying power and incredible margins with our many brand exclusive buying programs. See just a small selection of the world-class brands we work with:

Reason #2: The Support

Staring a new business is hard, and every small business needs support. WE'RE HERE TO HELP. Our superior franchise support system helps new franchisees learn the retail AND the footwear industry. From one on one consultations to direct brand introductions, we distill decades of experience into actionable insight. Work with our support team to figure the best assortment, design your shop, and prepare for a grand opening.


Plus, once you're open, we don't go anywhere. Our team is available to help you prepare for every season and tackle the issue that comes your way. Here are just some of the benefits of the Flip Flop Shops support:


  • A Branded Business Plan Template.
  • Site Selection & Real Estate Consultation.
  • A Comprehensive Operations Manual.
  • Direct Brand Introductions & Discount Ordering Programs.

  • One Week on Site Support with our Director of Operations.
  • Marketing Consultation Services.
  • A Tailored Shop Opening Plan.
  • Seasonal Pre-Book (Ordering) & Assortment Support.

Take a virtual tour of one of our newest shops in Sacramento, CA!

Reason #2: The Proven Model

This is your opportunity to participate in one of the fastest-growing and most exciting industries in the world. While flip flops and sandals might be some of the oldest footwear styles known to humanity, they continue to remain the best-selling footwear worldwide!

  • For 2019, our highest shop reported Gross Sales at over $1.1M.
  • Our shops reported $408,000 in 2019 AVERAGE GROSS SALES** 
  • Our Average Receipt was recorded at $51 per transaction.

**Represents the Average Gross Sales for shops reporting for 2019

What's Next? Book a Consultation!

Whether it's our world-class support, the best footwear brands in the industry, or our proven model of success, Flip Flop Shops is one of the fastest-growing franchises out there. 


If you're interested in starting your own Flip Flop Shops franchise, then book a consultation today.

What Are The Financial Requirements?

In the United States, the minimum amount to open and operate a single standard Flip Flop Shops is $20,000 liquid capital. Click the secure no-obligation link below to check if you are prequalified with one of our financial partners.

Franchise Fees

Single and subsequent single shop agreements in the United States: The Franchise Fee for a single Standard Shop is $20,000, and for a Common Area Retail (Kiosk), it is $15,000. If multiple Franchises are purchased simultaneously, a reduction of the Franchise Fees will be given.

Flip Flop Shops proudly supports veterans and first responders including our $5,000 Franchise Fee Discount.

Royalties And Brand Building

Fees contributed to the Brand Building & Marketing Support Fund are paid weekly and support visual merchandising and local marketing assistance. The Franchisor Royalty and Brand Building Fund Contribution Total is six percent (6%) of the gross sales, collected weekly.