“Our goal with partnering with BoeFly is to help ease the pressures on new and existing investors who want to open Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip locations,” said Ziad Dalal, founder and president of Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip. “We believe BoeFly’s quick and useful financing tools will help our franchisees run their businesses more successfully and meet our brand’s high standards of excellence in quality.”
Nearly half (49.2 percent) of the respondents in a recent survey by the International Franchise Association (IFA) of its members identified “financing/
Franchisors can offer franchisees access to: a network of lenders through posting of a single loan request on BoeFly’s internet-based loan exchange; assistance in creating an effective loan request; and support managing lender inquiries. BoeFly uses proprietary matching technology to connect franchisees with lenders that their loan package meets specific lending criteria, increasing franchise revenue by helping franchisees connect with the capital they need to open their businesses.
“Today even top franchisors face a significant challenge–converting otherwise qualified candidates into franchisees who are interested in growing with the brand, because of the difficulty they have accessing capital,” said Mike Rozman, co-president of BoeFly. “Franchise lending has been down by as much as 40 percent in the past two years due in-part to the inefficiencies in the lending process that have been exposed by the financial crisis. BoeFly eliminates these inefficiencies by connecting franchisees with banks that are ready and willing to lend.”
In addition to its signature irresistible cookie creations, the internationally renowned brand offers a unique selection of bakery goods, including macaroons, cupcakes, and brownies, among other items. Cafés also serve frozen ice cream treats, premium coffee drinks, refreshing frozen yogurt and real fruit smoothies. While the franchised cafés are not directly affiliated with the official Nestlé Company, the cafés serve many quality, trusted Nestlé branded products, such as freshly baked cookies, syrups and Nescafé®, as well as other original products, including brownies, and Dreyer’s/Edy’
About Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip
Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip is a premier dessert café and a leader in dessert destinations offering customers an unrivaled dessert experience through the use of fine ingredients, indulgent creations, distinct flavor profiles, and the rich tradition of the very best Nestlé® brands. Crest Foods Inc., Franchisor of Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip based in Richardson, Texas, is a premier dessert café restaurant company. The company currently franchises more than 100 cafés in the United States, Canada and the Middle East. Bringing classic and familiar desserts and drinks to consumers, the Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip concept offers Nestlé® Toll House® cookies, brownies, muffins, Nescafé® gourmet coffee drinks, and Edy’s/Dreyer’
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BoeFly’s Affiliate Solution is the financing exchange chosen by the Association of Small Business Development Centers, representing approximately 1,000 centers nationwide, which are funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, to serve small businesses, and Franchise Gator, the leading site for information on franchise opportunities.
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