Apricot Lane

What Does a Apricot Lane Franchise Cost?

Cash Required:$75,000
Net Worth Required:$250,000
Total Investment:$133,850 - $341,800
Franchise Fee:$29,500

Franchisor Details

Incorporated Name:Country Visions, Inc.
Industry:Retail Stores
Subsector:Gifts & Crafts Stores
Total Units:81
Year Founded:1996
Franchising Since:1996
Awards:
Franchise Gator Top 100 (2014, 2015, 2016); Franchise Gator Fastest Growing (2014, 2015)
  OWN YOUR OWN FASHION BOUTIQUE! Apricot Lane Boutique is the leading women\s fashion boutique franchise combining opportunities from the fashion and gift industries.   Founded in 2007, Apricot Lane Boutique is a dynamic, stylish, responsive, truly unique franchise retail store opportunity. Our stores are located in high traffic shopping centers bringing the latest fashions and collections to your customers. Resources in all aspects of a retail operation support the franchisees.    LOCATION, LOCATION, YOUR LOCATION! Apricot Lane stores are ideal for many types of locations. We have a strong track record in outdoor lifestyle centers, regional malls, and tourist centers. We work closely with you to find the best location that will take advantage of your geographic preference, while ensuring the maximum exposure to your potential customer base.   'HOT OFF THE RUNWAY' FASHION Our franchisees and corporate buyers team up to attend some of the largest fashion trade shows in America. Our merchandise caters to a broad customer base ranging from ages 16 – 50+, with our core customer at 22 – 40+ years. We are a great mother/daughter boutique with something for everyone. TRAINING AND SUPPORT SERVICES We will help you prepare to operate your own Apricot Lane fashion boutique through a comprehensive training program: Home Training (40 hours) Classroom Training in the Beautiful Sacramento Valley (5 days) On Location Training (3-5 days) 120 Day, Post-opening Support Pre-Opening Support: We stay on top of marketplace changes, trends, and styles so you can focus on your staff, customers and merchandise. We provide you with resources, programs and tools to help you run your business, beginning with help opening your store. Continuing Support: While training prepares you to own your own boutique, we also provide you with resources that will help you promote your boutique and build your business well after your opening. Marketing Support: We supply many unique and different programs so you can decide through experience and marketing analysis what will work best in your market area, making marketing inexpensive and easy to use.   IS APRICOT LANE RIGHT FOR YOU? Determining "fit" is very important at Apricot Lane. Some business management or retail experience is a plus, but it is not required. We look for qualified individuals who demonstrate characteristics including:  Outgoing and social personality, a great sense of fashion, strong organizational skills, financial stability, and a commitment to grow and learn! Apricot Lane Boutiques are regularly featured in fashion and popular culture media across the US and the franchise is routinely ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500.    

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