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Flip Flop Shops Franchise Information

Business Established: 2004
Franchising Since: 2008
Franchised Units: 205
Company Owned Units: 0
Start-up Cost: $35,000 to $35,000
Total Investment: $167,300 to $272,500

Offering Financial Assistance
Through third party contacts.

Special Incentives
VetFran Participant
International Opportunity

VetFran Incentive
Flip Flop Shops offers active military and honorably discharged veterans $2,000 off each franchise fee.



Founded in 2004, Flip Flop Shops is North America’s first retail chain exclusive to the hottest brands and latest styles of flip flops and sandals from big names such as: SANÜK, REEF, Cobian, Quiksilver, ROXY, OluKai, and Cushe. Flip Flop Shops began franchising in January 2008 and continues to be recognized by industry leaders as one of the fastest-growing franchises and retailers in the nation. Company accolades include: the International Council of Shopping Centers’ prestigious “Hot Retailer Award” and ranking No. 170 in the 2012 Inc. 500 | 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States, as well as the sixth fastest-growing franchise and ninth fastest-growing retailer in the nation. Growing the brand to more than 75 shops in operation and nearly 110 in the development pipeline, the executive team boasts more than 50 years of franchise experience building and growing some of the world’s fastest-growing franchise concepts, category leaders and some of the world’s most well-known brands, including: Cold Stone Creamery, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Nike, and The lifestyle franchise is an Environmentally Responsible Retailer™ encouraging the nation to Free Their Toes®. For more information on the franchise opportunity, visit:

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Brian Curin
President & Co-Founder - size 10
2885 Hilton Circle
(949) 385-3547
(604) 263-0629

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We are with you every step (no pun intended) of the way. We provide leadership, support and assistance with site selection, architectural layout, construction, Flip Flop Shops University Training Program (6 days of classroom and field training in Irvine, CA), grand opening support, marketing support, buying leadership on the hottest brands and latest styles, public relations assistance, and ongoing operational support.

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Passionate about flip flops and sandals, desire to live life with your toes exposed, willingness to learn, good sense of humor or at least laugh at our jokes, enjoys people, charity involvement always helps, a willingness to follow a system, and knowledge of retail industry is a definite advantage but NOT essential.

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