Support and Training
F R A N C H I S E O P P O R T U N I T Y
We’ve spent years in the smoke shop industry, building, managing, and perfecting our business model and operating structure to provide a one-stop shop for every need! We offer e-cigarette devices, vapes, hookahs, glass pipes, tobacco, CBD, Delta 8, and more. Each product is sourced from the highest quality growers and cultivation facilities.
We’re almost twice the size of our competitors and carry more variety and product than anyone else. Stardust Smoke Shop prides itself on being professional and knowledgeable so customers can get an education, the best products at the best prices, and great service with great results to our bottom line.
Stardust Smoke Shop is in a perfect position to enter the franchise sector with several strong locations that have seen massive growth, a proven track record of profitability, and a highly experienced team.
Our comprehensive operations manual provides a carefully crafted set of standards based on real-world wisdom so we can guide each franchisee with remarkable training and extensive support. The Stardust business model is extremely simple to operate and requires very limited staffing.
With a model that presents such a strong potential ROI, franchisees now have an opportunity to see their own Stardust business become profitable quickly from a full turnkey operation.
Your smokin’ success is our smokin’ success!
Stardust’s high standards and accomplished management as part of a favorable industry have created excellent franchise conditions for our strong brand concept and one-of-a-kind customer experience.
OPERATING PROTOTYPES – Our established, successful locations in New Jersey demonstrate firsthand how to run a lucrative smoke shop. The management team has a strong background in the industry and the systems and procedures have been developed to allow for quick duplication in new markets.
PROFITABLE BUSINESS – We provide a strong potential ROI with reasonable overhead, low start-up costs, and applicability in just about any market with a sustainable concept.
OPERATIONALLY SOUND – Our model is operationally simple. It’s structured to run smoothly with few employees and a reasonable workload. Workflows, process management, and experience in the field allow for our model to be replicated easily with new franchise partners.
POINT OF DIFFERENCE – We provide a specific focus on premium products. Franchisees are rewarded with a great reputation in the industry and great results to the bottom line. What sets us apart is our focus on brand-name hand pipes, excellent customer service, and designer water pipes.
TEACHABLE TO OTHERS – It’s easy to plug right into our systems for a short operational learning curve for starting a successful business. Our training can be grasped by any intelligent and motivated franchisee interested in learning the business.
PUBLIC ACCEPTANCE – The general public perception is that CBD is a great method to self-medicate and reduce stress, among many other health benefits. Additionally, the E-Cigarette industry is growing by around 22% per year. Stardust Smoke Shop is poised to be a first mover in the CBD dispensary and retail segment of the franchise industry.
The Stardust Smoke Shop franchise model requires owners that are aggressive and consistent in working with customers professionally and courteously.
Owners need to be comfortable with face-to-face customer service work and direct sales. A franchisee must be a great “people person” who is outgoing.
The Stardust Smoke Shop model is a change for anyone who has worked in the retail smoke industry for the better. Professionals who have experience in the market make great candidates!
Efficiency in scheduling, staffing, and inventory requires certain organizational, management, and multitasking abilities.
A great prospective candidate should have a managerial mindset and make the most of every opportunity to develop the business.
Targeted groups include customers, sales professionals, businesses involved in the industry, entrepreneurs, investors, believers in the product, or families who want to own a business.
The best Stardust Smoke Shop franchisees will grasp the culture and the change that we bring. We want people to join our franchise who share the same vision for the company.
An extensive dual-phase initial training program will help set up our franchise partners with all the knowledge they need to run a Stardust Smoke Shop franchise.
We will provide ongoing training and support in many areas, including maintenance, customer-service techniques, product ordering, suggested pricing guidelines and administrative procedures.
We negotiate quantity discounts on retail items, marketing materials, and other needed items for operating a Stardust Smoke Shop location to pass on savings.
We will help leverage our unique and recognizable brand by coordinating the development of advertising materials and consumer marketing plans.
Business Development Support
We will provide continued research methods and techniques for how to better operate and more profitably manage Stardust Smoke Shop franchises such as promotional schemes.
Estimated Minimum Initial Investment: $175,000
Franchise Fee: $40,000
Gross Sales Percentage for Royalty Fee: 6%
Gross Sales Percentage for Corporate Marketing Fund: 1%
To get started, please fill out the franchise form.