FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What does it cost to open an Edible Arrangements® location?
Where is the Edible Arrangements® brand expanding?
Is there any financing available?
How much money can I make?
What type of training and support do you provide?
What are the royalty contributions?
What special skills are required?
The approximate investment range for opening an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® business is between $154,316 - $279, 316.
* 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 in December, 2013. You should review that Franchise Disclosure Document for a full discussion of this and other information.
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.
Assistance in financing an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® Business(es) may be available to you directly from various lenders. Existing franchisees may be eligible for financing new locations through People’s United Bank Financing Program. In most cases, lenders require liquidity of $80,000 - $100,000, a credit score of 675+, and minimum net worth of $250,000 to qualify for a loan. Speak to your EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® Franchise Development Consultant for more information.
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.
Our initial training program for all new franchisees includes two weeks of hands-on training at EDIBLE® 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 “EU” and are ready to open your new EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® store, an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® Field Business Leader 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.
The royalty fees are 5% of the gross receipts when in compliance with the franchise agreement.
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® business or enterprise
This is not an offering to purchase a franchise. Offerings are made by Franchise Disclosure Document only. Edible Arrangements® International, LLC. 95 Barnes Road Wallingford, CT 06492. MN
File No. F-4928.
This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. Currently, the following states and countries regulate the offer and sale of franchises: In the U.S.: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. International: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada (Alberta, Ontario, and Prince Edward Islands only), China, France, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and Vietnam. If you are a resident of one of these states or countries, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your jurisdiction.
The Hero’s Welcome program helps veterans become Edible Arrangements® franchisees. Initiatives for veterans include specialized training, a franchise fee discount, and mentoring from existing Edible Arrangements® franchisees who are also veterans. In addition, we’ve set a goal of providing job opportunities and a career path for an additional 1,000 veterans throughout our franchise locations nationwide!
“The brave men and women of our military are the ones who have made it possible for each of us to enjoy the American Dream,” says Edible Arrangements® CEO Tariq Farid. “I believe it is our obligation to help those who have sacrificed so much by doing what we can to give them the tools and support to achieve that dream themselves.”
Are you a veteran? Open an Edible Arrangements® business and take advantage of the Hero’s Welcome Program.