Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: $10,000 – $50,000
Online Operation? No
Candy sales kiosks are popping up in every mall across North America,and why not? Starting a business that retails candy is verystraightforward and the biggest challenge to overcome is selecting theright operating location for the business.
Ideally, a candy shop shouldbe in a very busy area of a community so it can take advantage of foottraffic, as well as impulse buying by consumers. Also consider offeringcustomers a free delivery service to expand the potential market toinclude customers who want to send candies to relatives in thehospital, loved ones at holiday time, and business owners seeking toreward clients or employees with their favorite box of chocolates orcandies.
Your customers will be anyone with a sweet tooth or looking for a special gift for someone.