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At Retail Zoo, we’ve been building fantastic food franchises with global brand presence that deliver sensational profits – since 2000!

Retail Zoo

Since 2000, Boost has evolved from a single focus; single Brand Company, to a business platform! Our strength lies in the back end with comprehensive support services capable of being easily plugged into in order to generate high performance growth in a proven and profitable retail business.

Retail Zoo has expanded to include Boost Juice Australia, Boost Juice International, Salsa’s Fresh Mex and Cibo Espresso. All brands utilise a collaboration of collective support services that provide everything a retail business needs behind it to be successful. With nurture, care and experience, Retail Zoo has the expertise for any retailer to join forces and maximise their growth potential.

“The appointment of Nishad is one of great significance in the development and running Retail Zoo’s brands – Boost Juice Bars, Boost International, Boost Foundation, Salsa’s Fresh Mex Grill and Cibo Espresso. .

For the first time we have brought in a leader with vast international experience and hands on knowledge to take us through our next 5 year strategic plan.”


Executive chairman, May 2017

I am excited to be joining the Retail Zoo family.  We have ambitious plans to grow the organisation both domestically and abroad and I look forward to working with our exceptional team to create new opportunities in an organisation that we can all be proud of.   Our team has built a powerful suite of systems and services for our franchise partners and together we will continue to ensure they are well supported and set up to succeed.

Our decision-making will always be informed by our social conscious.  I am inspired by the thoughtful attention given to the care, comfort and well-being of our customers and I commit to continuing this important legacy. I am honoured to be part of this exceptional organisation.


Nishad Alani

CEO Retail Zoo

In 2014 private equity group Bain Capital has acquired Boost Juice parent company Retail Zoo, in partnership with the juice chain’s founders Janine and Jeff Allis.

For Bain Capital, the investment in Retail Zoo leverages its global playbook in the quick-service restaurants category. The private equity firm is invested in Skylark, the largest restaurant chain in Japan and recently sold 75 per cent of Domino’s Japan to Domino’s Australia.

Bain Capital is one of the world’s leading private investment firms with approximately $80 billion in assets under management. Founded in 1984, Bain Capital pioneered a consulting-based approach to private equity investing, partnering with management teams to build great businesses and improve their operations.

“After our first meeting with Bain Capital, we knew we had met the partner that can assist us in our growth strategy…,”