How much is my franchise fee and what is included?
The franchise fee is $30,000. Included in the fee is an exclusive territory, use of the Swirls and Twirls brand name, operating systems, logo, trade dress, comprehensive training program and ongoing support.
What are the ongoing fees?
The franchise royalty is 6%.
What do I need financially to open a Swirls and Twirls?
Potential franchisees should have a minimum of $350,000 net worth with at least $150,000 in liquid capital.
Is financing available?
Yes, there are many ways to finance your Swirls and Twirls. While we do not provide direct financing to franchisees, we will discuss various financing options including traditional SBA loans, home equity loans, and retirement fund rollovers.
How much money can I make?
The amount of money individual franchises can expect to make will vary depending upon a multitude of factors. Swirls and Twirls will provide a financial performance representation within our Franchise Disclosure Document which you will receive during the sales process.
What kind of training will I receive?
You will receive 10 days of training at our location in West Islip, New York covering Swirls and Twirls Systems and Procedures, Food Safety, Customer Service, Finance, Administrative procedures and Local Store Marketing.
What kind of support will franchisees get?
Swirls and Twirls provides its franchisees with support from site selection approvals to store opening assistance, training, ongoing consultation, marketing programs and materials, new products and more.
How long does the application process take?
It generally takes up to 2 weeks from when you first submit the application until you attend the personal interview.
Once approved, how long would it take to open the location?
This varies from location to location, but it generally takes about six months after signing the Franchise Agreement before you will be ready to open for business.