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 …

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 family history and ability to work together as a family. On Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, Monday Morning Radio’s Dean Rotbart …

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 about that too. The worldwide business magazine sat down with RSS • SCK proprietors Stan, Jennifer and Tim Strickland to …

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 the country. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Southern Living, one of the largest lifestyle magazines in the country, highlighted the growing …

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 “Experts Weigh In: What’s Your Best Advice For Entrepreneurs?” Check out the coverage here!