Own Your Own Flip Flop Shops®!
Free Your Toes!®
Live, work and play with your toes exposed® and the freedom of flip flops on your feet.
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 casual footwear from big names such as REEF, Cobian, OluKai, Cushe, Quiksilver, Roxy, and SANÜK.
The company 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. Industry accolades include: the International Council of Shopping Centers' prestigious "Hot Retailer Award" and the company ranked for the fourth consecutive year on the Inc. 500 | 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States, as well as the eighth fastest-growing franchise in 2013. In addition to the high honor on the fastest-growing franchise list, Flip Flop Shops placed No. 32 on the list of top 100 retail companies.
Growing the brand to more than 90-plus shops in operation and 160-plus in the development pipeline, the executive team boasts more than 50 years of franchise experience building and growing some of the world¹s fastest-growing franchise concepts, category leaders and some of the world¹s most well-known brands, including Cold Stone Creamery, Moe¹s Southwest Grill, Nike and OfficeZilla.com. The company is an Environmentally Responsible Retailer™ encouraging the nation to Free Their Toes®. Flip Flop Shops also promotes a healthy, stress-free lifestyle through its educational campaign, the Heart To Sole: Creating A Stress-Free America, designed to reduce stress levels throughout North America, improve heart health and support the American Heart Association in its My Heart. My Life. healthy living initiative.
This is your opportunity to take part in one of the fastest growing and most exciting industries in the world. Flip flops and sandals are the oldest and at the same time best-selling footwear worldwide!
We invite the right franchisees to be part of the next big idea...and have fun doing it!
We want you to Flip, not Flop!
We are with you every step (no pun intended) of the way.
Support Makes All The Difference.
We provide a franchise support system designed to support all of your business needs. Flip Flop Shops is committed to providing a superior level of service to our franchisees.
With over 50 years of franchise experience, we have taken the best practices and applied them to Flip Flop Shops. More importantly, we have eliminated common mistakes made by most franchise systems. Flip Flop Shops provides a wide variety of comprehensive resources to help you achieve your professional goals. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Branded Business Plan Template
- Site Selection & Real Estate Expertise
- In-house Design & Construction Consultation
- Flip Flop University
- Comprehensive Operations Manual
- New shop Opening Plan
- Local Shop Marketing Toolkit
- PR & National Brand Building Efforts
- Sell-Through Analysis
- Seasonal Pre-Book Support
- Inventory Turn Analysis
- Open-to-Buy Plan
- Vendor Relations & Buying Program
- Field Support
- Genuine Passion to See You Succeed
Flip Flop Shops is looking to grow with the right franchisees that embody the Free Your Toes lifestyle.
- The company seeks single- and multi-unit franchisees that exude the lifestyle tenets and casual nature that are affiliated with this liberating footwear style.
- Flip Flop Shops has a mellow and free-spirit nature, and they look to award franchises to people who reflect their brand personality.
- Potential franchisees must share a passion for the flip flops way of life, possess an exposed-toes attitude, good sense of humor and solid business acumen.