Who does not like cake? Nowadays cake is a must for any kind of celebration, whether it is a birthday celebration, anniversaries, farewell parties, any milestone celebration we require cake.
Using this trend, we can easily open a cake shop and start our own business. It is always good to start with a franchise because in the cake business its quality, design, latest trends, brand name everything matters. So you need to be expertise in the field.
If you partner with a good franchise they will take care of all these things and you can effortlessly run the cake shop with some marketing tricks.
Today we will talk about one of such cake franchise, its Kekiz – The cake shop
In this article, we will discuss the Kekiz franchise which includes franchise cost, profit margin, how to apply, licenses and registrations, and much more.
About Kekiz – The cake shop
Kekiz was founded by the women entrepreneur Swathi Waidande in Pune, Maharashtra.
After launching their franchise model, within a year they have opened 500+ franchise outlets all over India. Now the majority of their franchise shops are present in Maharashtra state but they are rapidly expanding other parts of the country too.
Type of Franchise
Kekiz has three types of franchise models,
- Master Franchise 2. Franchise (Dine IN and takeaway) 3. Digital Franchise
Master franchise prepares the cake and supplies it to the cake shop (Franchise) when there is requirement.
Franchise don’t need to prepare the cake. It is basically a cake shop where Kekiz cakes are sold.
Recently they introduced a digital franchise also. In the digital franchise, you will be marketing the Kekiz products and if you get any sales, you get some commission.
For this model, you need to invest 50,000 rupees as a franchise fee. The good thing about this franchise model is you don’t require a shop, labor and there is no area limitation. You just need to do the marketing.
This article is written keeping franchise (Cake shop) Model in mind.
Licenses and Registrations required
To open a Kekiz franchise you need following licenses and certificates:
- Business Registration – sole proprietorship/LLP/Private Limited
- FSSAI Licence
- Trade Licence – from the local municipality
- Shop and Establishment Registration
- GST Registration
- NOC from the local fire department
- Eat House License – from the city police commissioner
- Certificate Of Environmental Clearance from MOEF
- Signage license from Municipality
- 6 months Bank statement
Shop space required for franchise
You need minimum 150 to 200 square feet shop area to open a Kekiz franchise.
If you do not own the shop, then you should have at least 5 years lease/rental agreement of the shop. Make sure that there is enough footfall in the street you are planning to open.
Kekiz Franchise cost
To open a Kekiz franchise you need to invest approximately 7 lakhs to 8 lakhs rupees. If you do not own the shop then you need to invest in shop lease also.
- Franchise Fee – 2 lakh rupees
- Shop Interior – 1 lakh to 1.5 lakhs
- Cooling counter and other equipment’s – 3 lakhs to 3.5 lakhs
- Miscellaneous – 50,000 rupees
- Shop security deposit and first-month rent (if you do not own the shop)
- labor first month salary (if required) – 15,000 rupees
You can expect a profit margin of 30% to 40% on sales you have made.
How to get Kekiz Franchise
For franchise enquiries you can contact Kekiz team by calling their telephone number +91 8087051818.
You can also contact them using their official website by filling the franchise enquiry form.
Once you get in touch with the team they will connect you to the Kekiz business development manager in your region. The business development manager will guide you in setting up your cake shop.
I hope this guide to ‘Kekiz Franchise’ will help you get started. If you have any additional suggestions, feel free to mention them in the comments section below. If you like this article, kindly share it with your friends.