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Saturday, September 16, 2006

Franchising Goldilocks bakeshop

Put up your own Goldilocks outlet! Goldilocks Bakeshop, Inc. provides almost everything you'll need to successfully run your own Goldilocks shop. We'll give you the name license and trademark, and we'll show you how the Goldilocks business operates.

Your Goldilocks shop can either be a Bakeshop, selling only baked products, or a Full Store, serving both delicious baked goods and scrumptious Pinoy dishes. Bring the freshness and warmth of Goldilocks to your neighborhood with a Goldilocks franchise!

Would you like to know more? Click on the Frequently Asked Questions below:

What is the Goldilocks Franchise Agreement?

The Franchise Agreement grants to the franchisee the right to operate a specific Goldilocks Store, at a single address, for a period of 8 years . These rights include the use of Goldilocks trade name and trademarks, proprietary products, store design, signage, and use of Goldilocks methods of operation.

In return the franchisee agrees to operate the business in accordance with the Goldilocks established standards of quality, service, cleanliness and customer service. The franchisee is expected to do his utmost best to operate his store to achieve the fullest potential of the store in terms of profitability and customer delight.

What does Goldilocks look for in a prospective franchisee?


Goldilocks looks for a franchisee applicant with the following characteristics:

  • highly motivated and shares the same values as Goldilocks in terms of commitment to quality and service.
  • dedicated to running the business on a full time basis, not as an investor but as a hands-on operator (owner / manager)
  • financially capable of meeting the financial requirements.
  • with an entrepreneurial drive willing to take calculated risks, and with the strong desire to succeed.
  • with business management skills preferably with food or retail experience.
  • very good interpersonal relationship skills.
  • willing to operate within the Goldilocks system.

How much is the franchise fee?

The franchise fee, which is paid upon the signing of the franchise agreement, is for the rights to use the franchisor’s trademark and business system as well as for the activities at the start of the franchise agreement such as site evaluation , assistance in recruitment and training for the initial store team.

Franchise fee for the Bakeshop is P 800, 000.00 and for the Full Store P1.2 Million.

What is the investment cost for a Goldilocks franchise?


Investment costs will vary depending on the size of the store, the location, type of store and several other factors. Investment cost for a Bakeshop is estimated at P 6 to 8 Million and for the Full Store at P 10 to 12 Million.

Investment cost will cover the following:

  • franchise fee
  • lease hold improvements
  • delivery vehicle
  • operating equipment ./ utensils
  • collateral / surety bond
  • project management fee
  • store launching activities
    POS - Point of Sales System w/ hardware package
Does Goldilocks provide financing?
No, Goldilocks does not provide financing.

How long is the franchise term?
The franchise term is for eight ( 8 ) years.

How much is the royalty fee?

The royalty fees are paid on a monthly basis for the on going use of the Goldilocks name and systems as well as for the continuing support activities of Goldilocks.

a) Full Bakeshop – 4% of total monthly purchases.
b) Foodshop – 8% of total monthly gross sales.

How much is the advertising fee ?
The advertising fee is 1% of the total Gross Sales, derived from both Bakeshop and Foodshop and is paid on a monthly basis.

Will training be provided ?
Goldilocks will provide training for one Managing Director, the management team and the crew who must all successfully complete the Store Operations Training Program.

The training for the initial batch of hires will be free of charge but all succeeding training for new employees will be charged.

Training excludes salaries, meal, transportation, lodging cost of the employees and out of pocket expenses of trainers for training activities conducted outside of Metro Manila.

The Franchisee’s Managing Director and store crew will also be required to attend trainings during the duration of the franchise term to upgrade their skills.

A Goldilocks Operations Manual will also be provided for reference purposes and will be updated as needed.

Will Goldilocks provide the manpower to operate the store?
Goldilocks will assist the franchise in the recruitment of its team free of charge for the initial store team but recruitment cost will be charged for succeeding hires.

The store personnel will be directly hired by the franchisee and will be responsible for their salaries and benefits.

Who looks for the location?
When you apply for a Goldilocks franchise, you may propose a site location but it will be subject to site assessment and analysis.

What are the required sizes of the store space?
a) for Bakeshop - Minimum of 80 Square Meters
b) for Full Store - Minimum of 220 Square Meters

Is there a standard store design?
Yes, there is a standard Goldilocks store design, lay-out, equipment and facilities requirements for each type of store.

What continuing support will I receive?
On going support includes regular in-store visits to help you identify areas of improvement, assistance in the development of marketing and customer relations programs and activities, new operating procedures, and much more.

What will my return in investment be?
Although the brand name of Goldilocks is a strong sales inducing factor, the amount of money a franchisee can expect to make will greatly depend on the ability of the franchisee to manage the business , drive sales volume and control operating costs.

Is there a territorial or area exclusivity?
Goldilocks does not grant territorial exclusivity. Stores may be situated depending on market and customer needs.

How can I apply for a franchise in the Philippines?

1) Download and print a copy of the following forms. Fill out completely.

Franchise Inquiry Form (Pages 1 to 13)

2) Prepare the following :


  • Letter of intent with complete information containing exact address of proposed site, your mailing address, contact numbers.
  • Vicinity map of proposed site with nearby establishments indicated.
  • Legal document of site ownership ( if applicant owns it )
  • Detailed resume or bio-data

3) Mail these documents to:

Goldilocks Bake Shop, Inc.
Franchise Relations Department
439 Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City

Or email us at :
email: lin.deres@goldilocks.com.ph
web: www.goldilocks.com.ph



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  • 7 Comments:

    At 7:04 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    is goldilocks open for franchise in northern mindanao, between Ozamis City and Dipolog City.?

     
    At 2:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    is goldilocks open for franchise international specially for bake products...because ofw likes your pulvoron....

     
    At 2:59 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    is goldlicks open international

     
    At 10:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Are we able to open a franchise in Canada?

     
    At 11:06 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    hi im married to a filipina and we live in cyprus how can we open a goldilocks bakery here
    contact mw wmjohnstoncy@yahoo.com

     
    At 11:38 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I wish to open goldilocks franchise store in basilan for MILF costumer....

     
    At 3:53 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    i'm from regina city, saskatchewan canada... how can i open a goldilocks bakery franchise here? my email ad is aleli_26@yahoo.com

     

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