The EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® story began in 1999 in East Haven, CT, with a single EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® store. Two short years later, the very first EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® franchise opened in Waltham, MA. Today, there are 918 EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® stores operating or soon to come in the U.S., with many more opportunities available for brand and franchise growth across the country.
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Your Questions Answered
Here are the answers to some of the questions we’re asked most frequently about becoming an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® franchisee.
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What does it cost to open an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® location?
The approximate investment range for opening an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® store is between $153,066 - $278,106. * For additional details on the investment range of a single store, please Request More Info,
and one of our Franchise Development Consultants will contact you.
*This information appears in Item 7 of our Franchise Disclosure Document issued on April 29, 2011. You should review that Franchise Disclosure Document for a full discussion of this and other information.
Where is the EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® brand expanding?
The EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® brand continues to grow throughout the U.S. and in International markets! Our expansion plans are quite ambitious, and include many of the top U.S. markets and regions abroad. Consult an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® Franchise Development Consultant to see what type of opportunities are available in your market.
Is there any financing available?
We have several third party partners that can provide assistance in the financing of an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® store(s). In most cases, these partners require the cash injection of $80,000 - $100,000, a credit score of 675+, and a net worth of $500,000 to qualify for a loan. Speak to your EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® Franchise Development Consultant for additional details on available financing programs.
How much money can I make?
You can find more information about this in our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). It provides many details that will assist you in making an informed decision. Upon the start of the discovery process, your EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® Franchise Development Consultant will be able to provide additional guidance in securing information about the EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® franchise system.
What type of training and support do you provide?
Our initial training program for all new franchisees includes two weeks of hands-on training at EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® University at our corporate headquarters in Wallingford, CT, and in-store training at an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® training store. Franchisees receive instruction on sales, management, production and customer service procedures during this time. Once you’ve graduated from “EAU” and are ready to open your new EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® store, an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® Field Business Consultant will come to your store to assist with additional on-site training through your store opening. And, with our proprietary e-Learning software, you and your employees can continue to learn store processes and more with real-time updates right from your store.
What are the royalty contributions?
The royalty fees are 5% of the gross receipts when in compliance with the franchise agreement.
What special skills are required?
Edible Arrangements® is looking for candidates that possess:
- Customer service aptitude
- Financial management skills
- Managerial experience
- Motivation and a strong desire to succeed
- Willingness to follow a proven system
- The ability to personally devote the time and effort necessary to build, manage and supervise an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® store or enterprise