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Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Kilwins has earned a reputation for providing high-quality chocolates, and ice cream along with excellent customer service. They support this through their successful community of caring owner-operators.

How much does a Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store franchise cost?

Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store has a franchise fee of up to $40,000, with a total initial investment range of $350,327 to $937,415.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $40,000
  • Total Investment: $350,327 to $937,415
  • Working Capital: $15,000 to $90,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

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How much does a Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store franchise make?

Franchise revenue depends on a wide range of factors, as does profit. How much money you can make from any franchise depends on a number of specific factors such as franchise location, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other factors. Unlock this franchise for franchise-specific data and insight.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 133 franchised Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store locations in the USA.

Are there any Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2020 FDD data, Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store has franchise locations in 23 states. The largest region is the South with 73 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2020

Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!

Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$350,327 - $937,415
Franchise Fee
$40,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2014
91
2019
133
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
5.0%
Ad Fees
1.0%
# of Franchised Outlets
133

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 216 hours. This includes 43 hours of classroom training and 173 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 173
Classroom 43
Total 216

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store offers territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Store offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1981. The average Specialty Food Store franchise began franchising in 2009.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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