Annually, millions of Americans participate in wildlife feeding and other wildlife related activities. Not to mention, billions are spent on wildlife food and birdseed. If you are looking to get your piece of the recession-proof wildlife hobbyist and bird feeding industry, look no further than the Wild Birds Unlimited franchise. The brand is looking to meet the growing demands of nature enthusiasts by offering quality bird feed and more. The franchise was founded by Jim Carpenter, an avid wildlife hobbyist, in 1981. He conceived the idea for the business when he wanted to be his own boss and take control of his life. Since it began franchising in 1983, it has expanded to more than 350 locations across the U.S. and Canada.
This is an attractive franchise opportunity because you will receive great support and training. You can expect can expect a training program that is broken down into classroom training and on-the-job training. You will also receive marketing tools, site selection and buildout assistance, and ongoing assistance that will last the entire time you work with the franchise. Additionally, you'll be able to introduce your love of birds and nature to the community. The ideal candidate is passionate about bird feeding and retail. They are also committed to following the brand's proven system and are motivated to serve the community with a quality product and great customer service. The candidate should also be aligned with the franchise's core values. These include embracing diversity, supporting sustainably-sourced products, providing great service and a quality product, and being respectful and ethical with everyone.