Chocolate Works is a fun, interactive and experiential chocolate store. It is the closest thing to Willy Wonka’s factory located in your neighborhood shopping center!
Typical stores are around 2,000 sq ft , located in neighborhood shopping centers or Main St. centers. Stores sell a wide selection of chocolates, candies, gift baskets, molded chocolate items and more. Each location has working equipment that was designed specifically to sit on the retail floor for customers to see and participate in the production. Each Chocolate Works location is built with a dedicated party room and offers a range of activities and classes at the store including, birthday parties, ladies night, date night, camps, workshops, office parties, girl scouts troops and more. Whether you are 5 or 65, customers love becoming a chocolatier for the day at their signature parties.
4 REVENUE STREAMS UNDER ONE ROOF
Chocolate Works offers incredible scalability out of a single location in a fun retail environment, with short hours and few employees. With 4 distinct revenue streams and the support of a 24,000 sq ft production center to assist franchisees, Chocolate Works offers its franchisees a fun and lucrative business model
- The retail store is a cornerstone of the local community providing the area with a local hangout, a place to make memories, somewhere to easily pick out that special gift, or a place to go and feed your sweet tooth!
- The Parties and Events are unique and appeal to parties of all shapes and sizes from birthday parties, to field trips, to mom’s night out or date night! Bottom line is there is always an excuse to get together and doing so around chocolate just makes the special occasion even “sweeter”.
- There is a Business to Business Sales component to the Chocolate works business model as well. This enables franchisees to build roots in the local business community and become the go to place for corporate gifting, and on site catering events. This is a tremendous growth model that allows you the ability to scale outside of the 4 walls of your retail store and real maximize your potential in the local market.
- Last but certainly not least , there is an Ecommerce side to this business where customers can go online and order directly from corporate with profit sharing built in for the franchisee with little to no work.
Chocolate Works is Backed by 2 Industry Giants, a 40 Year Old Chocolate Company and a $200,000,000 Candy Distributor, so they are definitely here for the long haul. They have been franchising since 2014 and already have over 40 locations accross the country.
Total Investment: $350,000
Minimum Net Worth: $500,000
Franchise Fee: $ 50,000
Chocolates founder, Joe Whaley, in addition to being a 2nd generation chocolatier, is a decorated Military Veteran, and offers a $10,000 discount off the franchise fee to all Military Vets.
If you are looking for a fun, interactive retail store with multiple streams of revenue, Chocolate Works might be the right franchise for you! If you or anyone you know is interested in learning more about this or any of the other great franchisors that we represent, Contact Us today!
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Brandon Clifford, Global Franchise Solutions
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