Who is the potential candidate for The Chocolate Room Franchise?
A dedicated, disciplined, outgoing, positive, customer-friendly person who is passionate about people, chocolate and coffee. Right prospect will be someone who believes in commitment to The Chocolate Room system.
How can I get started right away?
Fill out the franchise application form online and submit it. One of The Chocolate Room team member will contact you immediately.
How much do I need to invest?
The initial investment depends exclusively on the franchise model you opt for.
How long does it take to get my store open?
Depending on the inquiry, obtainability of site, its condition, reviewing, permitting and financing, it may take three to six months.
What if I want a franchise model with minimum investment?
Currently, we have three unique franchise models- Standalone model, Compact model and Kiosk model. You can choose from the three in accordance with your budget.
How much is the franchisee fee?
Franchisee fee varies from model to model. Typically, it is anywhere between 2.5 Lacs and 10 Lacs.
What business support will I receive as part of The Chocolate Room Franchise System?
You will get a step by step program for opening and operating your new store. Business support includes site selection, store launch, inventory management, store operation manuals, merchandise supply, assistance in marketing promotions, software purchase and computer terminals, etc.
Do I need to have any prior experience to run my new store?
No. All we need is customer service skills and a great passion for our products. Moreover, we provide store operations manual to help you run your new store efficiently on a regular basis.
What is the minimum area required to set up the store?
60-200 sq. feet. This is in reference to the Kiosk model.
How much will the complete franchise investment cost me?
Total investment cost differs from model to model.
Standalone Model- Rs. 40 – 50 Lacs
Compact Model- Rs. 25 – 30 Lacs
Compact Model- Rs. 25 – 30 Lacs
Is there any royalty fee?
Yes. The Chocolate Room’s royalty fee is 8% on net sales.
Is there a direct financing available to franchisees?
No. But, we may help you find a qualified financing.
What is the initial term of the franchise agreement?
Are there any marketing or advertising fees?
Yes. HOW MUCH?
Will I receive guidance on purchase of inventory and supplies?
Yes. We give guidance on buying of supplies and inventory to satisfy seasonal needs.
What are the site requirements for The Chocolate Room store?
Traffic pattern at the site, peak business hours, local residents, surrounding markets, nearby attractions, local competition, local hotels and restaurants are few of the many site requirements. We also provide guidance on selecting a suitable location. However, the final decision resides with you.
How can I renew my Franchise Agreement?
After completing the initial agreement term of five years, you may renew your then agreement for another five years.
Can I sell my franchise store? If yes, how and to whom can I sell it?
Yes. You can sell your store by paying a transfer fee in relation to each resale. However, the buyer must be qualified and approved by The Chocolate Room.