Why own a BBFC franchise?

    A franchise provides individuals with an excellent opportunity to run their own business with some guidelines and structures. Franchisees are able to start and operate their franchised business with the help, guidance and support of a franchisor that has direct experience with the franchise’s operations.

    A franchise provides individuals with an excellent opportunity to run their own business with some guidelines and structures. Franchisees are able to start and operate their franchised business with the help, guidance and support of a franchisor that has direct experience with the franchise’s operations.

    • The U.S. has been the largest wine consuming nation in the world since 2010.

    • The United States is the largest retail wine market in the world and it remains one of the fastest growing markets in terms of both consumption and production. The market has expanded rapidly in the past few years due to increased consumption, government support, online wine purchasing, and a growing younger population.

    • In 2012, there were over 50,000 more retail outlets selling wine than in 2007. Overall there are nearly 500,000 wine retailers in the US market. All potential targets for BBFC wine sales.

    • US wine sales have grown for 20 consecutive years. Overall, wine sales have the highest growth compared to beer and spirits.

    • Wine is a highly respected beverage that has been enjoyed over thousands of years. Some scientific studies regard moderate wine consumption as beneficial to health and longevity.

    • The Wine Institute reports that in 2013 wine from all production sources—California, other states and foreign producers—grew 3% to 375.2 million cases with an estimated retail value of $36.3 billion. This represents 21 consecutive years of volume growth.

    • Many states are C.O.D. for alcohol deliveries (such as in Virginia), relieving the wholesale distributor of burdensome and costly billing and collection efforts.

    • A BBFC franchise is a very reasonable investment for a large potential business.

    • Warehouse storage is one of the cheapest facilities (per square foot) required to enter large scale business. No expensive building image is required or necessary for success.

    • Wholesale distribution allows the franchisee to go out and sell to customers instead of being tied to a retail location that must attract customers.

    • The BBFC concept is designed for growth and expansion into different product lines.

    • Once your products are in a retail establishment it is easy to add additional product lines.

    • Wine is an easy product to sell because it involves all of the senses. Selling the product entails viewing the color, smelling the bouquet and tasting its quality.

    • Wine is a high profit margin item for retailers and is essential for restaurants. It is not uncommon for restaurants to mark up their wine 200-400%.

    The BBFC concept is designed for growth and expansion into different product lines.