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Welcome
Sea Love is a unique shopping experience that connects people and captures the look and vibe of local area. Our candle bar and boutique is clean, simple, inspired – a curated collection of home & lifestyle products combined with a custom experience to help bring memories to life through the art of scent blending and interactive ‘pouring your own’ workshops.

Be Happy
Each boutique provides a one-of-a-kind retail experience while enjoying zen-like work environment and the financial benefit that comes with owning a creative business. If you have not been inside Sea Love | A Candle Bar and Boutique, you’re in for an amazing discovery. With increasing demand on the candle front from both retailers and customers, now is the time to align with our mission to dominate in this revolutionary craft offering. It’s truly an inspiring space where vision becomes reality.

Make Others Happy
We are so passionate about fragrance and creating a space where you form deep relationships with customers, making them friends & fans. What makes Sea Love different is the passion and intention behind our home fragrances. Offering a product that is made of all-natural premium soy wax, which is sustainable, renewable, and biodegradable. Clean scents that blended with the finest fragrance oils infused with essential oils and made with a lead & zinc free cotton wick. Our entire line is cruelty-free, phthalate-free, dye-free, and eco-friendly. A beautifully scented candle custom made with the highest quality products can create – enhancing moments and creating a feeling that your customers want to connect with.

Location
After a franchise is awarded, we come out to meet you personally and spend a day looking at real estate and/or introduce you to a commercial advisor to discuss potential locations in your market. Why? Because location, location, location is really that important!

Support at Every Step
We know that without proper onboarding our franchises cannot do their jobs, which is why we go the extra mile to ensure that you are trained properly. From the beginning, we train our franchisees with all the tools that they need to operate their businesses. You’ll spend time with various members of our management team to learn the necessary skills to get your candle bar and boutique off the ground while learning all aspects of operations and scent blending/candle knowledge.

Comprehensive Training
It’s our job for our franchisees be THE coastal inspired candle provider in their local market!  We will provide ongoing training and support in many areas, including unit operations, maintenance, customer-service, scent blending and candle making techniques, product ordering, pricing guidelines and administrative procedures. We want you to win!

Marketing Support
Our in-house marketing department becomes part of your extended team. Together, we work to promote the Sea Love brand while maximizing your visibility to your local community and customers.  We provide cost-effective ready-to-use advertising materials and fully developed campaigns. We also provide consulting, concept development, design services, and training. All the resources to effectively advertise and drive traffic to your candle bar and boutique. 

Our Support

Digitally Present

Your customers like to have a relationship with you that extends outside of your physical boutique, so we set you up with a robust digital presence that allows you to always connect and stay in front of your customers, and them to always stay engaged with you.

Responsive Training

The Sea Love team is one of a kind. Each member of our franchise team brings their skills and expertise to our business, which in turn helps YOU grow your business. We include video conferences monthly to ensure you are developing the skills you need at a comfortable pace, and ongoing support from each franchisee, discussing best practices to help you optimize your business. Everything you need to focus on what’s important: delivering a unique experience that ensures Sea Love | A Candle Bar and Boutique is THE place to shop, bring the family, plan a date, create memories with their bridal party, and to have a corporate teambuilding experience!

Boutique Design

We’re with you from start to finish with the design, architecture, layout of your new candle bar and boutique. Before you open, you’ll receive training on merchandising, product knowledge, hiring, customer service, and operating your POS system. We will be there in person before and during your Grand Opening. And our support continues after you open to make sure your business thrives.

Merchandising

When deciding on the appearance of your candle bar and boutique, you will have choices from approved vendors and will be able to pick out many boutique items to show your own personality and reflect your marketplace. Our team helps you assemble the ideal mix of home and lifestyle accents along with attractive fixtures to showcase your products in the best way. 

Your Point of Sale (POS) system is an important engine that drives your retail business. As a Sea Love franchisee, you can be confident that your POS is powerful and easy to learn. Our POS provider, Shopify, has a relationship with us that comes with discounts, custom reports, low processing rates. We can video face to face via Zoom anytime to assist you, so technical support is just a phone call away!

On-Going Support

After your Grand Opening, we want you to continue developing and learning best practices, so we schedule support calls at regular intervals for you to talk about your store sales results, buying, visual merchandising, marketing, social media, staffing, and more. We have seasonal planning video calls with all our owners to help you plan ahead for important trends, strategize to maximize your business, learn best practices, share ideas, and collaborate with other owners.

What We Look for In Our Franchises

We are looking for home accent enthusiasts who want to build a lasting legacy for themselves, their families, and their community.

Get Started

Launch your own business with strength of an established brand and get a head start on developing a loyal customer base. A Sea Love franchise is a solid investment and innovative brand ready to be shared throughout the nation. Be a part of this winning business model and impact the masses!  Find out more about our exciting franchise opportunity by REQUESTING INFORMATION  on our franchise information page or email us at franchise@sealove.com.

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Why Sea Love

Sea Love | A Candle Bar and Boutique is the premier candle-making experience and allows customers to engage all five senses in a way online shopping cannot, forging an emotional connection. The sense of smell is the most powerful sense and is most closely related to emotions and memories – it’s truly the cornerstone of our success.

1. Creates an immersive and shareable experience.
2. Prioritizes customer engagement.
3. Stimulates the customer’s senses and emotions.
4. Surpasses the customers’ expectations.
5. Leverages in-store events and collaborations
6. Provides a usable commodity and promotes repeat customers

Initial Franchise Fee

Our initial franchise fee is incredibly affordable at just $35,000, especially when you consider all the resources that we provide – from training to technology and everything in between. The minimum estimated investment to open your candle bar and boutique starts at *$89,317 (includes the franchise fee) for the first-time franchisee. 

The initial investment rage includes everything you will need to open your doors such as store design, inventory, furniture and fixtures, equipment, site selection and leasing consultant, on-site training, and in-store merchandising. 

*See the current Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”), Item 7, for complete detailed breakdown of the potential investment.

Your Dream
Sea Love’s brand strength is obviously in every facet of what we do. Our brand can offer you what no one else can: the chance to own your own business in the home décor industry, offering clean home fragrance and lifestyle accents, instilling confidence in yourself, your employees, creating lasting memories for your customers, and connecting with your community!

Take the leap and join our one-of-a-kind business model that is always a new discovery and truly a “unique boutique experience!”

Ideal Candidate
Is Sea Love the Right Franchise for YOU?
Determining “fit” is very important to us. Sea Love is right for you if you:

• Love to work with people
• Appreciates clean and sustainable products and promote their use
• Have strong organizational skills
• Enjoy working closely with other people
• Are financially stable
• Commit to grow and learn in your careerPosses an enthusiasm for work and life

Some business management or retail experience is a plus, but not required.

Introduction

Complete our form on our website and we will reach out to provide you with more information and schedule an introductory call, and then a call with Our Founders.

Financial Application

After introductory calls, we send you an Application to complete. The Application does not involve running a credit or background check but does us determine how to proceed to our next steps.

Informational Emails

Following the Introductory/Founder calls and Application, you will receive a series of emails that reinforce what was discussed as well as provide additional information.

Application Review

After we receive your completed Application, we schedule a 2nd call with Our Founders to review it together. After we determine that there is both a financial pathway for you as well as fit with the Sea Love family, next step is to schedule a video call to discuss details as we begin our partnership.

Discovery Day

Our franchise development representative will schedule a visit for you to visit our corporate office. This will entail a meet and greet with our team and extensive overview of detailed information on our business model, support, marketing tools available, and discuss the right location for your candle bar and boutique.

Location

We meet internally with our team to review everything we have learned about you and your market.

BE EMPOWERED.
LEVERAGE YOUR SKILLS.

We are looking for franchise owners who are ready to utilize their skills, learn something new, and take charge of their careers. Whether you have worked for decades in retail, spent the last several years working your way up the traditional corporate ladder, or anything in between, your accomplishments have taught you valuable skills. Use these skills as you transform your career by owning your very own candle bar and boutique franchise.

A career in retail is constantly changing and traditional opportunities in this industry can feel limiting. Let Sea Love help you turn your passions into a rewarding environment and profitable business by cultivating a fun, positive effect on your employees and your customers. You will not only enjoy the fulfillment that comes with being your own boss, you will also nurture and develop a thriving Sea Love franchise that you can be proud to walk into every day.

Franchises currently available

Boston Mass

Hartford CT

Miami FL

Atlanta GA

Other areas available.