Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company

At a Glance

Products & Services: Chocolates & candies

Number of Locations: 8

Total Investment: $178.3K - $250.5K

Founded: 1981

Began Franchising: 2002

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2010 8 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $178,300 - $250,500
Franchise Fee: $20,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $300,000
Liquid Cash Available: $100,000
Operations
50% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 4. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 3 weeks & as needed. At franchisee's location: 1 week & as needed. As needed
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, Regional advertising,