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7 Reasons Why Owning a Franchise is Better than Starting from Scratch

on March 31, 2017

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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 on your own.

Before deciding to start your own candy shop franchise, ice cream franchise, nut shop franchise or fudge shop franchise, consider these seven benefits of franchise ownership:

1.   Franchising allows investors to still enjoy the benefits of business ownership without shouldering all the responsibility and risk alone.

Finding an existing candy store for sale or buying into an established candy shop franchise is a logical step for any aspiring business owner.

2.   A candy shop franchise that offers an established business plan

With a franchise, new owners get a functional business model with a tested track record. Being connected to a larger company means there are established procedures and supplier relationships that provide the support to for immediate success. River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen candy shop franchisees will invest in a strong concept led by people with decades of experience. We have 15 stores and a massive online ordering operation that have found success, and we’re excited to share what we’ve learned.

3.   Constant support network to make you feel confident

Franchisor to franchisee support is instrumental in advancing a new business. When starting a new candy or nut shop franchise, you have the guidance of industry professionals from RSS•SCK who understand what it takes to solve problems, big or small, as well as promote steady growth.

4.   A candy shop franchise provides limited start-up costs

Stocking raw materials and purchasing equipment is a large investment before you even open your doors. Developing a menu also requires product development and testing, market research, equipment evaluation, in addition to finding suppliers and negotiating deals. Franchise operators provide invaluable guidance in what and where to buy, often at discounted rates.

5.   Franchises offer an alliance with a well known brand

Brand awareness is a key first step in getting customers into your building. If you buy a candy or fudge shop franchise with existing name recognition, customers are more likely to try your product. RSS•SCK is known throughout the South and the world of Southern candy lovers for its excellent handmade products and warm, welcoming stores. Franchise owners open with this stellar reputation intact.

6.   Better training with a candy shop franchise

Managing a business and staff is made simpler with a franchise system. When you open a candy store on your own, you learn by trial and error, making mistakes as you go. However, franchises provide extensive training in all aspects of your new business from the moment you start. With the RSS•SCK candy shop franchise, you’re trained extensively in the creation of our one-of-a-kind handmade confections.

7.   So many reasons to choose the RSS•SCK candy shop franchise

As the operators of candy shops since the 1970s, the team at River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen understands that excitement and anxiety go hand-in-hand with opening a candy store. Our candy shop franchise can smooth the road for you toward a sweet future. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page to find out more about this great candy business franchise opportunity. Learn more by downloading our free industry report, A Case for Candy, or by calling us at (844) 842-9037.

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