il Gusto

IL GUSTO is a UK Specialist in personalised gifts for him and her, including unique liqueurs, cocktails, spirits, cooking oils and vinegars straight from the producer. The IL GUSTO franchise allows you to share in the success of a well-established prestige retail brand and gives you access to unique products and services. The distinctive products and the concept of selling them 'IL GUSTO' - 'from the cask' will allow you to give your customers the exceptional retail experience that is IL GUSTO, the theatre of taste.


IL GUSTO Franchise Opportunity



With carefully sourced products from leading Mediterranean and worldwide producers and knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff, IL GUSTO offers a quality service with a personal touch. Selling straight from the cask to the customer also brings back that relationship originally found when customers used to buy directly from the producer. At the core of IL GUSTO concept is flexibility and choice. There are over 70 different designs of bottle, from traditional and classic such as the very popular, stacking tower bottles, to modern and quirky such as the ladies stiletto, Adam and Eve figures and even a football. The bottles come in a variety of sizes, which can all be refilled again and again, giving customers the opportunity to sample small quantities of individual products or buy larger bottles of their favourites

SO MANY POTENTIAL MARKETS
Including food, drink and cooking enthusiasts; personal gifts; weddings; corporate gifts; wholesale; catering businesses; restaurants; the licensed trade; and bars.

EXCLUSIVE QUALITY PRODUCT RANGE
Liqueurs including cream liqueurs and cocktails; fine and rare spirits; whiskies and brandies from the barrel; grappas; wines; extra virgin olive oils; plant, nut and healthy oils (with Omegas 3,6 and 9); and fruit and balsamic vinegars.

We will assist you in all aspects of establishing your business from helping you to find suitable retail premises to planning the layout of your shop. We will plan your product range with you and place the orders for it and all your sales-floor equipment directly with our approved suppliers.

We will ensure that you are fully trained in how to run your shop and especially in how to present the products to your customers in a way that will help them appreciate not only the unique products but also the superb levels of service and commitment that we will expect from our franchisees.

Our management and support team will always be available to assist you in developing your business and will continue to seek new products and markets for those products.

We will continue to develop brand awareness through active PR activity and other promotional media.

In return we will ask you to give your wholehearted commitment to building a profitable IL GUSTO business delivering the high level of service associated with the brand.

Management support to franchisees:
  • We will assist you in all aspects of establishing and developing your business.
  • We will help you to find suitable premises, plan the layout of your shop and provide you with full operational and logistic support.
  • We will ensure you are fully trained in how to manage your shop.
  • We will train you and make you an expert in selling our range of products.
  • We will provide you with marketing and PR support.
  • We will assist you to obtain funding from your bank.
  • We will provide you with a personalised website, e-mail and intranet sites.
  • Would you like the opportunity to build a business partnership with that could generate a net turnover of up to £750K?

Is a IL GUSTO franchise for you?
  • Do you want to be part of a franchise network that has been established for over 15 years, and has international branding?
  • Do you want to work with a franchisor with the ethos that only the best is good enough?
  • Would you like the chance to own and run a prestigious retail outlet that you can be proud to call your own?
  • Do you have a passion for fine food & drink?
  • Does the thought of working with a professional, ethical and environmentally aware franchise network excite you?
  • Would you like the opportunity to build a business partnership with IL GUSTO that could generate a turnover of up to 1 million pounds?
  • Does the 60% gross operating margin enjoyed by franchisees appeal to you?

1. Permanent package

The Investment
The amount of your investment will vary according to the size and location of your shop but it is likely to be in the region of £45,000 to £75,000 for a permanent shop.

This will cover:
  • The Initial Franchise fee of £ 10,000.
  • Shopfitting and equipment from £ 20,000.
  • Opening Stock from £ 15,000.
  • Other variable expenses including rent deposits and leasehold improvements.
  • VAT on the above.
2. A La Carte seasonal Christmas ( Oct - Dec) package

The Investment
The amount of your investment will vary according to the size and location of your shop but it is likely to be in the region of £20,000 to £30,000 for a permanent shop.

This will cover:
  • The Initial Franchise fee of £5000.
  • Shopfitting and equipment : To rent £1000 pcm or Buy it for £10000.
  • Opening Stock from £15,000.
  • Other variable expenses including rent deposits and leasehold improvements.
  • VAT on the above.
For Christmas temporary store, investment of £15000 to £25000.

Interested in becoming a franchisee and running your own business?

If this sounds like a great opportunity for you Send Interest to contact us today to find out more!

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