Fuzziwig's Candy Factory Inc.

Self-serve bulk candy
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Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$184K - $363K
Units as of 2016
47 Decrease

Company Overview

Fuzziwig's Candy Factory stores sell bulk candy, small toys and soft drinks in a themed environment. Some stores also offer ice cream, cotton candy, popcorn and caramel apples. Based in Durango, Colorado, the company was founded in 1996 and began franchising in 2002.

About Fuzziwig's Candy Factory Inc.

Industry Food
Related Categories Candy
Founded 1996
Leadership Don Grueser, CEO
Corporate Address 656 Main Ave.
Durango, CO 81301

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2002 (22 years)
# of employees at HQ 8
# of Units 47 (as of 2016)

Information for Franchisees

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Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee Information Circle
$30,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$184,000 - $363,350
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$400,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$75,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
6%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing Fuzziwig's Candy Factory Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training 7-10 days
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 6
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
No
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Updated: December 12th, 2022