Business News Daily: You Bought a Business…Now What? 5 Post-Acquisition Steps

We understand that business ownership is hard. That’s why we began offering the River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen franchise opportunity. Though there are always some bumps along the way, our franchise structure is designed to help you through the hard times with our support. On Friday, Jan. 13, our franchisee Glen Willard shared his thoughts on business ownership, …

Explore Georgia: Life is Sweet on Savannah’s River Front

River Street is home to the River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen family. We’ve seen it all in our 40 years along the Savannah River – the ups, the downs and all of the in betweens. On Saturday, Nov. 14, our co-owner and co-CEO Jennifer Strickland shared an inside look of life on River Street with Explore Georgia, the …

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 …

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 Jason are planning their grand opening, slated for September!

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 of the 2017 National Praline Day fundraiser. Together the companies raised $3,342.25 in support of at-risk youth by donating a …

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 business. Savannah’s Candy Kitchen has been part of Rhett Strickland’s life for as long as he can remember. “Every day …

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 owner of River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen in Pooler, Georgia, is taking his commitment to the family-owned franchise …

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 a dive into the state of the candy industry which, by the numbers, has seen steady increases during the last …

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 open later this year. But, that’s not all! We were recently named #88 in Entrepreneur’s 2017 Top New Franchises, an …