Children's Orchard 4 Easy Steps to Franchising
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6 Easy Steps

So what’s next? Well, now that you know our story, we want to know your story. The following four steps will help us to get to know you better. We want to learn your interests, experience, skill sets and goals for your business ownership. We want to address your questions and concerns so we can help you to see if our opportunities may be the best fit for you.

The following is our simple four-step process for doing just that. Start by downloading our free franchise information brochure on any page of this website, review it to learn the basics and then call us to set up a Step 1 webinar so you can begin learning much more.

 
STEP 1 -SCHEDULE AND ATTEND A PRIVATE WEB MEETING

This personal, live web meeting is a brief but very thorough overview of the brand. The main topics covered are:

  • The history of NTY Franchise Company.
  • What the brand represents to both the consumer and to the franchisee(store owner).
  • Where the brand fits into the marketplace and why the stores thrive.
  • How the franchisee/franchisor relationship really works and our culture.
STEP 2 -QUALIFY AND MEETING THE BRAND DIRECTOR

After receiving your completed application and you are considered pre-qualified, an information phone call is scheduled with the Brand Director: The Brand Director will highlight many brand developments and discuss current initiatives being implemented to further grow bottom line results store owners. In addition, that is a great opportunity to get more of your questions answered.

STEP 3 -REVIEW THE FDD AND GET YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Review of the Franchise Disclosure Document(FDD)and associated video tutorials. The FDD contains details of the investment, territory protection, overview of out training, support and much more. After reviewing, have a call and get remaining questions answered.

STEP 4 -VALIDATIONS, RESEARCH AND TERRITORY PROTECTION

In a addition to the lists provided in the FDD, we can also provide you with a contact information list of franchisees who have opted in and volunteered their personal time to speak with you for a more in depth conversation. We will also cover territory protection with you in a short mapping session of your market area.

STEP 5 -ATTEND DISCOVERY DAY

Not a decision-making day, but rather a one-day orientation covering our franchisee services. It’s held at our corporate headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, and takes place before you make any decision on your new business. You’ll meet NTY;s key personnel, who will present you with concise overviews of all the tools that we provide our franchisees to become successful business owners. The interaction allows you to form a more completed impression of us and the culture and values of our company.

The main topics covered are:

  • Business planning
  • Training
  • Bank Transfer
  • Store location assistance
  • Store opening assistance
  • Point-of-sale system
  • Regional Operations Manager
  • Marketing
  • Franchise Disclosure Document
STEP 6 -AWARD THE FRANCHISE

This is the final step in the franchise process where franchises are awarded to qualified candidates.

 

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