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Central Penn Business Journal: Southern candy shop joins new stores at Tanger Outlets

We’re happy to announce that River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is now in Pennsylvania! Brian, Vikki, Jason and Heather Hoffman join the candy family as our newest franchisees, as they bring the taste of the South to their community in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Central Penn Business Journal helped us announce the grand opening of River ...
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Central Penn Business Journal: Southern candy shop joins new stores at Tanger Outlets

We’re happy to announce that River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is now in Pennsylvania! Brian, Vikki, Jason and Heather Hoffman join the candy family as our newest franchisees, as they bring the taste of the South to their ...
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How Our Franchise Fits into the Future of the Candy Industry

With a sweet outlook for the United States candy market, now is the perfect time to get into the candy industry by becoming a River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen candy store franchise business owner. Within the expanding candy ...
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Training and Support for Your New Candy Store Franchise

We’re known for many things here at River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen — our World Famous Pralines®, our magical in-store experience and our distinctive Southern charm. But, the part of our reputation we’re most proud of has got ...
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New Franchise in Lancaster Pennsylvania

River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is happy to welcome franchisees Brian and Jason Hoffman, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, as we continue to expand our presence into the Northeast United States. Check back soon for updates on when Brian and ...
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RSS • SCK Makes Donation to America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia & Kids Cafe

First Annual National Praline Day partnership yields big results for at-risk youth River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen, Savannah’s signature candy franchise, along with parent companies River Street Sweets® and Savannah’s Candy Kitchen are proud to announce the results ...
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Family Business Magazine: Road to Sweet Success Paved by Reconciliation

JULY/AUGUST 2017 By Margaret Steen The Strickland family split their candy business after a divorce in 1991. Thirteen years later, family members who hadn't spoken to each other reconnected. Now both sides of the family jointly own a growing franchise ...
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River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen Expands to Florida

Valued franchisee Glen Willard set to open second location in Key West Key West, Florida — Savannah, Georgia’s most famous candy store is headed to Key West as one of its owner-operators expands to a second location. Glen Willard, franchise ...
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The Gourmet Retailer: Sweet Life

People love candy — we’ve known that for 40 years! And even though in recent years most Americans have adopted healthier lifestyles, there’s always a place for candy. In the April/May edition of The Gourmet Retailer, reporter Katie Martin took ...
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Entrepreneur: 2017 Top New Franchises

Since starting our franchise program in 2015, we knew that our candy store would attract the attention of people across the country. And we were right! Since launching, we’ve opened one new franchise, with two to three more expected to ...
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What it Takes to Invest in Our Candy Store Franchise

Investing in a franchise business isn’t just another purchase. It’s not the same as buying a sandwich, a pair of pants or even a car. When people invest in a franchise business, they’re committing to a new life featuring a ...
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Our Candy Store Franchise Provides Comprehensive Training

As much fun as it is running a candy store — and we do love delighting guests with our delicious confections — it’s a business like any other. Operating a candy store franchise requires inventory and product knowledge, guest service, ...
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7 Reasons Why Owning a Franchise is Better than Starting from Scratch

While starting a new business from scratch can be rewarding, it’s an expensive venture that requires a tremendous amount of planning and coordination. It’s a scary proposition, but a big part of that comes from feeling like you’re doing everything ...
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Why Our Candy Store Franchise is Perfect for Restaurateurs

When considering a River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen candy store franchise, it’s easy to be attracted to the delicious and decadent treats we sell by the millions. What really sweetens the deal for restaurateurs is our brand recognition, ...
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Get Serious Support With Our Sweet Shop Franchise Offering

At its heart, River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is a family company. We have a long history of working together to make our businesses the best they can be, and we have the same attitude about our franchisees ...
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Industry Study Supports Viability of Sweets Franchise Opportunity

With the release of a new study, the food industry research group FONA confirms a delicious fact: Americans love to snack. Although it’s true that more Americans these days are embracing a healthier diet and way of life, the nationwide ...
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Bring Southern Hospitality to your Neck of the Woods

Sweet and inviting — you can describe our tasty sweets the same way you describe the South. The people of the southern states are well known for their hospitality, welcoming visitors with a hearty laugh and delicious food. The only ...
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Monday Morning Radio

For the last three years, River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen has worked to build a superior franchise system to offer our delectable Southern treats to people across the country. Much of those efforts have stemmed from our rich ...
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Forbes

Becoming the country’s largest praline producer doesn’t come without a few challenges and a whole lot of hard work, and we at River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen know all about that. On Monday, Dec. 19, Forbes learned all ...
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Sweets Shop Franchise Offers Three Revenue Streams

If you’re looking for a sweets shop franchise and you’re trying to decide what option is right for you, consider an opportunity that allows you to open your own candy store while you also make additional revenue through other channels ...
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Southern Living

We’ve never doubted our passionate and devoted customers here in the heart of Savannah, but as we expand River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen, it’s becoming more and more apparent that our delectable treats are loved by people across ...
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Candy Stores for Sale in Texas and Florida Appeal to Vacation Crowd

According to the U.S. Travel Association, travelers spent billions of dollars in the United States in 2015. Direct spending by resident and international travelers in the U.S. averaged: $2.6 billion a day, $108.1 million an hour, $1.8 million a minute, ...
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Fudge Shop Franchise Connects With Community

Since we opened our doors more than 40 years ago, River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen has been proud member of the community, and has shown its devotion to its neighbors by giving back. As you search for U.S ...
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Restaurateurs Make Perfect Candy Store Franchise Owners

The River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen franchise concept is so great, it truly sells itself. A strong reputation precedes our candy store franchise brand, thanks to our famous, mouth-watering Southern candies and treats! For someone who has prior ...
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MyCorporation.com

November 15th was National Entrepreneurs’ Day and to celebrate, Jennifer Strickland, co-founder and co-CEO of River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen shared her valuable advice to entrepreneurs across the country. MyCorporation.com recognized Jennifer’s expertise and shared her tip in ...
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Franchise Expo West

With an interactive booth reminiscent of our candy counters at River Street Sweets•Savannah’s Candy Kitchen, the Franchise Expo West in Denver was a big hit. Not only did we have a great time connecting with potential franchisees and other thought ...
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Famous southern candies come to Key West

Key West Florida has more to offer than just key lime pie, and the southernmost point in the continental United States is getting an even wider array of delicious, gourmet southern candies and confections with the opening of Savannah, Georgia’s ...
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3 Reasons to Join the Candy Industry

If you’ve ever thought about starting your own candy store, there’s never been a better time than now! Here are three reasons why opening your own candy franchise and joining the candy industry will be one of the sweetest decisions ...
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How our corporate locations can help you!

Every great structure is built on a strongly-constructed foundation. It could be a house, a family, a skyscraper, a sports team, or a business hierarchy — they all rely on a firm foundation. That’s also the case when talking about ...
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Something Sweet for Valentine’s Day

When you think about what to buy your loved ones on Valentine’s Day, what are the first things that come to mind? Jewelry? A nice dinner? Perhaps a bouquet of flowers? Well, if you said chocolate, you are not alone ...
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What is the praline and why is it so popular?

Any self-proclaimed candy connoisseur, sweet specialist and treat treasurer should know about earthly delights known as pralines. Even bonbon backers who have heard of pralines or tasted the sweet clusters of almonds or pecans and caramel might not know their ...
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Popular Candies for the Winter Holiday

The holidays have arrived, and everyone is looking forward to all the season brings. Gifts, holiday lights and decorations, quality time with family and friends, Yule logs blazing in the hearth, hot chocolate, great food and of course candy. Sweet ...
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Effective strategies for optimizing holiday mail ordering

For a business that is selling gifts either online or in store, the holidays are obviously the biggest time of year—particularly in the world of candy and sweet treats. It’s estimated that many companies do about 20 percent of their ...
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