Kilwin's Chocolates Franchise

Chocolates, candy and ice cream shop

Since 1947 Kilwins has been a celebrated part of Americana having earned a reputation for providing high quality products and excellent service. Our heritage was built on the simple premise of creating our products from the finest ingredients and providing customers with great service. Today we continue the tradition by uniquely combining high quality products with a warm friendly customer experience that is supported through a successful community of caring owner operators. We continue to offer the finest quality traditional down-home confections and ice cream that are kitchen made fresh from premium ingredients and original recipes.

Seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:

Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia,
Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana,
Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,
North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia,
Vermont, Wisconsin and West Virginia

Veteran Incentives  $10,000 off franchise fee
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How much does it cost to open a Kilwin's Chocolates Franchise?

The investment required to open a Kilwin's Chocolates Franchise is between $177,534-$937,415. There is an initial franchise fee of $20,000-$40,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Kilwin's Chocolates name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years

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When did the first Kilwin's Chocolates open? 1947
When did Kilwin's Chocolates start Franchising? 1982

United States: Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin, West Virginia,

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

On-The-Job Training: 173 hours
Classroom Training: 43 hours
Additional Training: Online training; store visits

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10% of all franchisees own more than one unit.
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 6 - 10
Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (90% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Kilwin's Chocolates Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Kilwin's Chocolates

Kilwin's Chocolates

Kilwin's Chocolates Franchise
1050 Bay View Road
Petoskey, MI


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