Janine Allis

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Janine Allis
Janine Allis.jpg
Allis in 2016
Occupation Entrepreneur
Years active 2000–present
Known for Founding Boost Juice
Net worth $66 Million[1]
Television Shark Tank
Board member of Retail Zoo
Michael Hill Jeweller
Spouse(s) Jeff Allis
Children Four
Awards Awards
Website www.janineallis.com.au

Janine Allis (born 1965)[2] is the founder of Boost Juice and part-owner of Retail Zoo, which is the parent company of Boost Juice, Salsa's Fresh Mex Grill and Cibo Espresso.

Allis started Boost Juice from her home in 2000 with the franchise now in 13 countries. Boost Juice, Salsas Fresh Mex Grill and Cibo Espresso total over 500 stores internationally with sales of over 2 billion dollars globally.[3]

Allis appears as a "shark" on the TV show Shark Tank.[4] Apart from her directorship with Retail Zoo,[5] Allis is also a Director of Michael Hill Jeweller.[6] She is also the author of the book The Accidental Entrepreneur - The Juicy Bits ISBN 978-0-7303-2773-8.


Allis started working at the age of 17 as a media assistant at advertising agency McCann-Erickson. She went on to modelling as well as working as an assistant gym manager. Her early career also included roles such as a nanny in France, a promotions executive in Portugal as well as a camp councillor in the USA. Allis also worked as a stewardess on David Bowie’s yacht, a senior manager for a Singapore cinema chain, a publicist for United International Pictures, a publisher, an author, and a touring agent for USA comedians.


  • 2015 Franchise Hall of Fame Inductee - MYOB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards[7]
  • 2015 The Australia Awards for Excellence in Women’s Leadership: Victoria.[8]
  • 2015 InStyle and Audi Women of Style Awards; Business Award [9]
  • 2012 Australian Export Heroes Award[10]
  • 2010 Franchise Council of Australia International Franchise Award[11]
  • 2008 National Retailers Association Awards
  • Training/HR Initiative Award
  • 2007 National Retailers Association Awards – Bank of Queensland Franchise Award
  • 2007 National Retailers Association Awards – Supreme Rewards for Best Retailer
  • 2006 Government of Victoria Export Awards – Commendation
  • 2006 Finalist National Retailers Association Best Franchise
  • 2006 Dolly Magazine Favourite Youth 5 Minute Feed
  • 2005 Price Waterhouse Coopers Woman of the Year in Franchising – Victoria
  • 2005 AMEX Franchisor of the Year
  • 2005 Finalist International Woman’s Verve Cliquot Award
  • 2004 BRW Fastest Growing Franchisee
  • 2004 Westpac Group Business Owner Award National Winner
  • 2004 Westpac Group Business Owner Award – Victorian Winner
  • 2004 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year[12][13]
  • 2004 Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year[13]
  • 2004 My Business Readers’ Choice Award

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ "The 30 richest self-made women in Australia". smh.com.au. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "The accidental entrepreneur : the juicy bits / Janine Allis.". trove.nla.gov.au. Retrieved 25 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "From little things, given a Boost, big things grow". smh.com.au. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  4. ^ Ten, Network. "Janine Allis". tenplay.com.au. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Our Team - Retail Zoo". retailzoo.com.au. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  6. ^ "Michael Hill International Limited - Investor Centre - Board of Directors". michaelhill.com. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  7. ^ "Hall of Fame". Franchise Council of Australia. Retrieved 2016-07-13. 
  8. ^ Australia, Women and Leadership. "Women and Leadership Australia - The Australian Awards for Excellence in Women’s Leadership". www.wla.com.au. Retrieved 2016-07-13. 
  9. ^ [1]
  10. ^ "Heroes in History: Previous Australian Export Heroes". www.export.org.au. Retrieved 2016-07-13. 
  11. ^ "Past Winners". franchise.org.au. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 
  12. ^ "Allis charms judges of national business award - National - www.theage.com.au". theage.com.au. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 
  13. ^ a b "Past winners - Telstra Business Women’s Awards". telstrabusinesswomensawards.com. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 

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