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Hitting the Candy Sales Sweet Spot With Niche, Online Sales

February 24, 2019 Tootsie roll candyTootsie rollsWedding candy  No comments

You could say we have a candy problem in the U.S. At least one-fourth of the population eats candy every day, and Americans eat a whopping 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate each year, which averages out to 11 pounds a person. That’s a lot of candy, and while that can’t be good for teeth or waistlines, it presents a big opportunity for anyone who owns or is looking to own a candy store. Candy stores can be a good business, but you have to know your market and stock your store accordingly.

These days, you will find very few candy shops that just sell mainstream candy. There’s a reason for that: It’s hard to compete. You can buy candy virtually anywhere: Grocery stores, pharmacies, discount and warehouse stores, convenience stores, department stores — even hardware stores often carry candy. A candy store typically can’t compete with these kinds of businesses, which benefit from the scale at which they can buy and kee

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