You could be like a kid in a sweet shop with a confectionery franchise. With a strong demand in the UK for sweet treats there are many types of retail confectionery based franchise opportunities. It has been reported that the average Brit gets through a whopping 11kg of chocolate each year. With chocolate being an ever popular gift for every occasion a confectionery franchise can be a lucrative and fun business to operate.
Whether you would like to own a chocolate shop or picture yourself running a traditional olde worlde sweet shop the franchise of your dreams could be yours. Confectionery franchise fees vary in investment level depending on the franchise type and whether initial retail stock is included.
Some of the larger franchisors include the much loved UK based Thorntons. Thorntons have traded for over 100 years and have over 600 stores in the UK. Thorntons have franchise opportunities available and offer suitable options for most franchise seekers. These include dedicated retail units or perhaps you are already in retail and have the ideal premises to run a small concession that will compliment your existing business. A franchise with Thorntons assures you of a respected, trusted name and instant brand awareness.
If traditional sweets are more your thing, Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe franchise may be right for you, offering a trip down memory lane for its consumers with the nostalgic styling of their retail shops you will be transported back to a time when the only big decision you needed to make was whether to buy Sherbet Pips or Acid Lemons. With over 80 franchisees this lifestyle business offers franchise opportunities with sensible working hours.
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