Support and Training
“Let the Good Times Roll”
At NOLA’s General Store, we offer a wide variety of unique HomeStyle Comfort cuisine crafted to perfection and made with love. Loaded potatoes, specialty salads and savoury hand pies, burgers with fries, colourful snowballs, delicious breakfast and sweet treats are all found right here in our New Orleans-inspired ambiance! NOLA’s isn’t just another corner store or cafe — we operate from a philosophy of lagniappe. This means we are always striving
to give an unexpected smile and go the extra mile. Our franchise partners must be ready to give a little extra in each moment.
Our franchise opportunity offers you an easily replicated menu that is paired with a proven, cost-effective business model. Get ready to step into a business that has diverse market applicability, non-stop support and that extra special touch. There’s a little something extra in this opportunity waiting for you. Invest with NOLA’s General Store!
NOLA’s General Store is a fun mix of high energy, family values and efficiency. Our proven business model gives you a solid foundation on which you can build a successful business with one-on-one support unique to your franchise. Our experience saves you time and money!
We strive for perfection in all that we do. When you join our team as a franchisee, you are getting an extended work family, not just efficient operations. Our business model is proven, complemented by efficient processes and team support! Our franchisees can be creative and put their own spin on their store!
Our product lines differentiate us from the competition. Private label olive oils and balsamic vinegars, hand pies, desserts, loaded potatoes, 52 flavors of snoballs, salads, candles, incense and more can all be found on our shelves. Each NOLA’s location carries locally sourced foods and specialty products as our way of supporting other local businesses.
Strong ROI Potential:
NOLA’s offers you multiple revenue streams through our made-to-order food, and our Old Fashioned General store. Our large menu selection offers something for everybody — including gluten free, and vegetarian options! Retail items are one-of-a-kind or locally sourced, meaning more profit opportunity per customer. Our vendors offer quantity discounts, so you can improve your profit margins and keep overhead even lower.
The Lagniappe Approach:
Lagniappe is French for “a little something extra or unexpected.” We’ve adopted this for our entire brand philosophy! Our team at NOLA’s is dedicated to delivering an extra special touch to everything we do. Every detail at NOLA’s is intentionally created to give our guests incredible customer service and a visit they won’t forget. Thanks to our unique lagniappe approach, our customers will not find a NOLA’s experience anywhere else!
NOLA’s needs franchise partners who fit with our brand and who have what it takes to be a business owner!
Ask yourself some of these questions:
If you can say yes to these questions, then a NOLA’s franchise may be for you!
We begin with training at our location, followed by hands-on training at yours. Our leadership team is driven and ready to help answer your questions and ensure you are 100% ready to launch your own NOLA’s.
Our support team will be here for you throughout the entire franchise journey! Support includes unit operations, maintenance, customer-service techniques, product ordering, pricing guidelines and administrative procedures.
We’ll teach you how to get the word out about your location fast through school partnerships, local businesses and community support. Our franchise partners have access to our designs, plus will benefit from our network-wide ad campaigns.
More NOLA’s Perks:
An exclusive territory, site selection assistance, and ongoing research and development are all a part of the perks of being a part of the NOLA’s General Store franchise network!
Franchise Fee: $ 25,000
Est. Min. Initial Investment: $ 180,350 (with franchise fee)
Royalty Fee: 6% of Gross Sales
Ready to join our franchise network?