Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $12,470
HIGH: $49,350

Change in Units

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1989

Franchising Since

1993 (23 Years)

Corporate Address

4100 Milam St. Houston, TX 77006

CEO

Jim Benham

About Candy Bouquet Int'l.

Flowers and candy have always gone together, but for Margaret McEntire, that combination created a business that now boasts storefront and homebased franchises in 49 states and 44 countries.

Candy Bouquet was born in a Little Rock, Arkansas, garage, where McEntire created arrangements using candies and chocolates in place of flowers. Now franchisees worldwide sell, ship and deliver the bouquets, which can also include cookies, balloons and stuffed animals.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$12,470 - $49,350

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$7,000 - $35,000

Financing Options

Candy Bouquet Int'l. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 94
  • 2007 - 71
  • 2008 - 67
  • 2011 - 276

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Internet

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 1

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Updated: November 5th, 2014

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