Being a co-owner is fore most the best way. Majority of the average are not able to do this.
Find a store location in a UPSCALE area; Just because these are NOT cookies from Publix or from the Mall.
Your clientele needs to be UPSCALE.
You have to sign contracts w/ "cookies By Design"
You have to Buy Every thing needed for your location from "cookies By Design."
Prices for Retail sell is way to expensive.
You must go by there RECIPES and Directions w/ preparation.
Advice to Management
You can add in your store, your on specialty items.
My franchise partner and I specialized in WEDDING CAKES, BIRTHDAY CAKES AND ANY KIND OF OTHER CAKES. THIS IS WHERE OUR INCOME AND CLIENTELE INCREASED OVER 100%.
WE WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO SURVIVE IF IT WERE JUST FOR THE SPECIALTY COOKIES BY "COOKIES BY DESIGN."
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Cookies by Design.
Simple and straight forward and you will meet with both the HR manager and VP of Operations.They are looking more for who "fits" in with the group more than anything. Education is important and experience can get you the job.
Reasons for Declining
Pay grade to low