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Franchise: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Initial Investment
LOW:$191,288
HIGH: $363,016
Change in Units
+3.6% +10 UNITS (1 Year)
-2.1% -6 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media

Training Onsite: 26.5 hours

Training at headquarters: 25.5 hours

Additional Training: As needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 2 - 5

About Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

On Memorial Day Weekend, 1981, Franklin Crail wasn't on vacation; instead, he was opening the doors to a new business. That weekend, residents of Durango, Colorado, got the world's first taste of a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

Today, visitors to any of the company's more than 200 U.S. locations can watch fudge being made, bite into fresh caramel apples, and purchase a variety of candies and chocolates.

Founded

1981

Franchising Since

1982 (35 Years)

Corporate Address

265 Turner Dr. Durango, CO 81303

CEO

Frank Crail

Parent Company

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc.

Ticker Symbol

Units (Locations)

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

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$191,288 - $363,016

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$24,500 - $24,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

to 2%

Financing Options

Veteran Incentives


$5,000 off franchise fee

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Updated: August 9th, 2017

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