Bring the Fun & Flavor of Northwest-Favorite Candy Store to Your Town with a Schwietert’s Cones & Candy Franchise
Huge, Delectable Variety of Treats; Exciting, Interactive StoreEnvironment; Complete Business Startup & Success Package Make Schwietert’san Ideal Small Biz Opportunity in Recession-resistant Industry
CANNON BEACH, Ore.(DATE) – Schwietert’s Cones & Candy, thefamily-owned candy store with more, is now offering turnkey franchiseopportunities in 23 states, giving entrepreneurs around the country the chanceto launch a proven-successful, destination sweet shop in their community.
A family-owned and operated business, Schwietert’s has beena Pacific Northwest candy shop favorite since 1985 with three locations in andaround Cannon Beach, Oregon. Specializing in salt-water taffy, homemade fudge,ice cream and a wide selection of premium coffees, retro sodas and gummycandies, Schwietert’s is also the destination for old-fashioned andhard-to-find candies and treats.
“A visit to Schwietert’s is a sweet experience for all ages,”said CEO Jeff Schwietert. “It’s more than just a candy shop – it’s an adventurefor the senses with the scent of luscious chocolates and fresh-roasted coffeefilling the air, the sight of homemade fudge and caramel apples beinghand-dipped on-site, and the experience of walking into this vibrant, livelystore complete with a Candyland-style boardwalk and huge gumball-filled Romanpillars welcoming you inside.”
Designed as a destination experience, perfect for travel hotspots and other high-traffic areas, a Schwietert’s Cones & Candy franchise providesa very modern, sleek and vibrant guest experience. Huge cotton candy clouds, overheaddripping-chocolate visual effects and retail fixtures in a rainbow of colorscreate a fun and exciting atmosphere with just a hint of nostalgia thatinstantly puts a smile on guests’ faces.
“It’s an incredibly fun business to run—you get to makepeople happy every day, and not too many businesses give you that kind ofopportunity,” Schwietert said. “Not to mention, the candy business is extremelyresistant to market and economic conditions. Candy is a timeless business, aguilty pleasure that virtually anyone can afford in almost any situation, andmight even bring a smile to someone’s face when they really need it. From amarket standpoint, it’s a very resilient business and shows no signs of slowingdown.”
A Schwietert’s Cones & Candy franchise includesassistance with site selection, financing options, marketing and complete storedesign and branding, along with extensive training and support to launch andoperate a successful location. Most franchisees can be up and running in aslittle as four months, each with designated areas of primary responsibility to avoidmarket saturation and maintain the destination appeal. Each franchise licenseincludes a business plan, compliance documents, operations manuals, marketingstrategy and more to help both new and experienced franchisees grow withindustry-standard best practices.
Schwietert’s franchisees make their own fudge, caramelapples, caramel and cheese popcorn on-site, with handmade chocolates and up to80 flavors of salt-water taffy shipped fresh from the Schwietert’sconfectionary in Cannon Beach. Each location features as many as 40 flavors ofthe top ice cream brands in the region, plus a large selection of gummycandies, Jelly Belly® jelly beans, retro candies and a wide variety of retrosodas mixed and served on-site.
To launch and manage the franchise program, Schwietert’s haspartnered with Francorp, the world’s leading franchise development firm that’shelped more than 2,000 companies expand franchising opportunities toentrepreneurs around the world over the last 38 years.
To learn more or get started with a Schwietert’s Cones &Candy franchise today, visit www.schwieterts.comor call 503.436.1470.
About Schwietert’s Cones & Candy
A sweet experience forall ages, Schwietert’s is a family-owned ice cream, candy and confectionarystore based in Cannon Beach, Oregon. Founded in 1985 and offering a wideselection of homemade fudge, chocolates, espresso/coffees, retro candies andsodas in a vibrant, exciting environment, the second-generation business offerscomplete turnkey franchise opportunities in 23 states. For more information,visit www.schwieterts.com.
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