Our Franchise Support

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    A Legacy of Support for Your Business Journey

    At River Street Sweets®, our commitment to you goes beyond candy. As a franchisee, you join a family that’s been perfecting the art of sweets since 1973. We offer a complete suite of support services designed to help you confidently build your business and keep it thriving.

    The Sweetness of Support

    Building & Maintaining Your Candy Kingdom

    As a River Street Sweets® franchisee, you become part of our family. We stand by you every step of the way — from intensive training in our flagship Savannah store to ongoing support as you bring our traditions to life in your community.


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    Initial Training & Guidance

    First-Class Training

    Dive into immersive operational training within the heart of our brand in Savannah, learning the ins and outs of our proven business model.


    Get hands-on with the delicate art of candy making, from our World Famous Pralines® to velvety fudge, all under expert guidance.

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    Master Training Support

    The Art of Sampling

    Master the engaging experience of sampling that delights guests and encourages sweet indulgence.

    Merchandising Mastery

    Discover our secrets to eye-catching displays and strategic product placement that attract every customer who walks through your doors.


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    Store Guidance

    Store Design & Construction

    From blueprints to the finishing touches, receive tailored advice on store layout & design.  Learn to encapsulate our sweet brand atmosphere.

    Grand Opening Support

    Celebrate opening your store launch with our experienced team by your side, ensuring a memorable grand opening.

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    Ongoing Support

    Community Involvement

    Join us in giving back with local initiatives like supporting the Caretta Research Project to protect sea turtles, a cause as sweet as our treats.

    Ongoing Operational Support

    Benefit from ongoing consultations, strategic sales tactics and best practices to maintain a your candy store franchise.

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    Marketing Support

    Marketing Tools

    Expect a suite of marketing tools and creative campaigns funded by a collective advertising contribution.

    Brand Innovation

    With a 2% gross sales commitment, you invest in a brand that continuously evolves and adapts to market trends and customer desires.

    Success Stories from Our Franchise Family

    Hear from Glen Willard and other franchisees who’ve seen the rewards of bringing joy to their communities while building a family legacy.

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    Joining the Sweetest Franchise

    Embark on a journey that’s as delightful for the soul as it is for the taste buds. When you choose River Street Sweets®, you’re not just opening a candy store, you’re igniting a beacon of happiness in your community. Ready to take the first step? Contact us for more details about our franchise opportunities and how we can support your dream of owning a sweet slice of Americana.

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    Let’s create sweet moments together. Welcome to the River Street Sweets® family!