Incredibly Edible Delites Franchise

Floral gift 'bouquets' made of fresh fruit


FruitFlowers HAS TAKEN OVER Incredibly Edible Delites IS NO LONGER FRANCHISING

Susan Ellman and Ellen Davis began Incredibly Edible Delites Inc. in 1984 out of their own kitchens. What started out as a party idea'a 'floral' bouquet made of fresh-cut fruit'turned into an alternative to sending flowers. Within a year, the partners had moved Incredibly Edible Delites out of their homes; the first franchise location opened in 1993 in Westville, New Jersey.

The floral bouquets make unique centerpieces or gifts, suitable for hospital gifts, birthdays, anniversaries or any gift occasion. All fruits are preservative-free and ready to eat.

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How much does it cost to open a Incredibly Edible Delites Franchise?

The investment required to open a Incredibly Edible Delites Franchise is between $100,000-$150,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Incredibly Edible Delites name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $100,000-$150,000
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $30,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    4.5%
  • Advertising Fee:
  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    $5K


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Incredibly Edible Delites News & Press Releases

When did the first Incredibly Edible Delites open? 1985
When did Incredibly Edible Delites start Franchising? 1993

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 31 0 0 1
2004 23 0 0 1
2003 11 0 0 1
2002 8 0 0 1
2001 10 0 0 1

United States: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming,

International:

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

Training
The training program includes all facets of shop operations including hands-on instruction in the creation of our designs. During the three-week program, training includes:

* FruitFlowers design training
* Purchasing
* Organization of delivery system
* Order taking
* Staff development
* Management techniques
* Bookkeeping procedures
* Advertising and marketing
* Public relations plan

Support
As a FruitFlowers® Franchise Partner you get:

* Intensive hands-on training at our Philadelphia based facility covering everything from product creation to staff development
* Site selection, facility layout and design assistance
* Extensive marketing and public relations support, including a customized webstore on FruitFlowers.com®
* Our National Franchise Conference held annually in a selected location

Best of all, you get the exclusive use in your territory of the most respected name in the business - FruitFlowers!

Marketing
Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

18% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 6 - 8

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • Marketing skills
  • Desire to grow a business

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Incredibly Edible Delites 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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    Incredibly Edible Delites

    Incredibly Edible Delites

    Incredibly Edible Delites Inc.
    NO LONGER FRANCHISING
    One Summit Ave.
    Broomall, PA
    19008

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