IL GUSTO franchise allows you to share in the success of a well-established prestige retail brand and gives you access to unique products and services. The distinctive products and the concept of selling them 'IL GUSTO' - 'from the cask' will allow you to give your customers the exceptional retail experience that is IL GUSTO, the theatre of taste.
We will assist you in all aspects of establishing your business from helping you to find suitable retail premises to planning the layout of your shop. We will plan your product range with you and place the orders for it and all your sales-floor equipment directly with our approved suppliers.
We will ensure that you are fully trained in how to run your shop and especially in how to present the products to your customers in a way that will help them appreciate not only the unique products but also the superb levels of service and commitment that we will expect from our franchisees.
Our management and support team will always be available to assist you in developing your business and will continue to seek new products and markets for those products.
We will continue to develop brand awareness through active PR activity and other promotional media.
In return we will ask you to give your wholehearted commitment to building a profitable IL GUSTO business delivering the high level of service associated with the brand.
Management support to franchisees:
- We will assist you in all aspects of establishing and developing your business.
- We will help you to find suitable premises, plan the layout of your shop and provide you with full operational and logistic support.
- We will ensure you are fully trained in how to manage your shop.
- We will train you and make you an expert in selling our range of products.
- We will provide you with marketing and PR support.
- We will assist you to obtain funding from your bank.
- We will provide you with a personalised website, e-mail and intranet sites.
- Would you like the opportunity to build a business partnership with that could generate a turnover of up to 1 million pounds?
- Do you want to be part of a franchise network that has been established for over 15 years, and has international branding?
- Do you want to work with a franchisor with the ethos that only the best is good enough?
- Would you like the chance to own and run a prestigious retail outlet that you can be proud to call your own?
- Do you have a passion for fine food & drink?
- Does the thought of working with a professional, ethical and environmentally aware franchise network excite you?
- Would you like the opportunity to build a business partnership with IL GUSTO that could generate a turnover of up to 1 million pounds?
- Does the 60% gross operating margin enjoyed by franchisees appeal to you?
- The Initial Franchise fee of £ 15,000.
- Shopfitting and equipment from £ 20,000.
- Opening Stock from £ 20,000.
- Other variable expenses including rent deposits and leasehold improvements.
- VAT on the above.
Is a IL GUSTO franchise for you?
The amount of your investment will vary according to the size and location of your shop but it is likely to be in the region of £50,000 to £75,000.
This will cover: