In today's world, pets are like family and are treated as such. The pet industry is worth tens of billions of dollars, which gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to run a thriving business. If cashing in on the booming pet industry interests you, the The Pet Pantry is a business to consider. The Georgia-based pet retail franchise was founded in 2012 by Brian and Heather Nichols and their parents, Tom and Betsy Poundstone. The pet franchise began awarding franchise locations in 2015 and is looking for partners to help it expand. Franchisees benefit from a scalable model, the brand's multi-store buying power, and the ability to cash in on a booming industry. Qualified candidates should have strong sales abilities, retail expeirence, and have a love of pets and great customer service. Pet parents and their animals love the franchise's wide variety of foods, treats, supplies, pet grooming, and boarding and daycare services.
You will benefit from the pet franchise's support and training. In terms of support and training, franchisee will go through an initial training program that is broken down into two to three weeks of training at corporate headquarters in Buford, Ga. This happens a week before the franchise is scheduled to open for business. The Pet Pantry has two training sessions per year, which can be up to 2 days of update training or meetings in each session. You can expect ongoing support and guidance in building and operating your business. Veterans are incentivized tom invest with a discount on the franchise fee.