The Coca-Cola Company is the largest manufacturer, distributor and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups in the world. Coca-Cola's headquarters are in Atlanta, Georgia, in the US. It is best known for its flagship product, Coca-Cola, and is one of the largest corporations in the US. They offer nearly 400 brands in over 200 countries or territories, besides its namesake Coca-Cola beverage. Their business opportunities are enormous and their commitment to consumers and communities is great.
In general, The Coca-Cola Company and/or subsidiaries only produce syrup concentrate which is then sold to various bottlers throughout the world who hold a Coca-Cola franchise. Coca-Cola bottlers, who hold contracts with the company, produce finished product in cans and bottles from the concentrate. Their bottling partners are local companies so they are rooted in their communities, thinking and acting locally. They are employers, purchasers of local goods and services, good neighbors, and, of course, producers of the world's most popular beverages.
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For more information on owning a Coca Cola Bottling franchise, please visit the official Coca Cola Bottling website here.
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Ongoing advertising and marketing programs help to ensure that Coca Cola Bottling franchises continue to grow, and remain strong. If the Coca Cola Bottling franchise system is successful in promoting their brand, and it leaves a positive impact on the customer. This should mean more sales for you as a franchisee.
Investing in a Coca Cola Bottling Franchise can be one of the most critical decisions you will ever make. The challenges are enormous physically and emotionally. Even finalizing a decision to own one's own business is daunting in itself. Many budding entrepreneurs cop out early into the decision making process. Many times, individuals wanting to strike out on their own were never responsible overall for: sales, marketing, human resources, customer service, quality assurance, operations, legal compliance, accounting, and much more. When owning a business, including a Coca Cola Bottling franchise many of those roles will often be carried out on a daily basis.
Most franchisors provide training, support, operations manuals, site selection, quality demographics, store design, construction programs, reduced cost of equipment, national purchasing power (things that typically an independent has no background to do his own successfully). Before investing your money in a Coca Cola Bottling Franchise, be sure you are clear on the terms of your agreement with the franchisor. Ask what is included in the franchise fees, and what is extra.
If you notice high pressure being used during a sales presentation, especially attempts to get you to sign up now, beware. The FTC rule requires at least 10 business days between getting the disclosure documents and paying or signing any agreements.
Financing a Coca Cola Bottling franchise will most likely be easier than trying to finance a new start-up company. Banks are sometimes more likely to lend money to buy a franchise with a good reputation and a proven track record. If you'll need to finance your purchase, ask your bank if it will consider a loan for a Coca Cola Bottling franchise before you go through the whole screening process.
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