This is an exciting time for our company, and we appreciate your interest in joining the family! With over 40 years in the fashion business, our CEO and her team will have you on the right track as you develop and grow your own franchise. Our proven formula, combined with our buyers and marketing team, will have you opening the doors with the confidence you need to run a successful business.
Our corporate team will train you on every aspect of the business from buying, selling, managing, hiring, marketing, social media management & so much more! This team will leave no stone unturned! You'll be spending 5 days at our corporate office in Peachtree City, GA, approximately a month before opening, and our management team will spend 5 days at your new location the week of your opening. 10 full days of training will have you equipped to embark on your new journey as a Lizard Thicket Franchise Owner! The training may only be a short amount of time, but our corporate support team will be there every step of the way to help make your store successful!
Franchise Owner testimonials
In 2012, I was working for the State of Georgia when by happenstance I moved next door to Jessica; the Director of Operations for LT Corporate. We became friends & I was quickly introduced to Lizard Thicket. I looked forward to hearing about the latest LT location opening and all about the amazing women behind the scenes. I fell in love with the idea of owning my own store just by watching her love and passion for the brand. I knew I needed to be a part of this! So I quit my government job and started working retail for the first time at the age of 29. I worked at 2 separate LT locations - so I could absorb every bit of knowledge I needed. Two years later, I became the proud owner of LT Macon, and I've loved every second since. No looking back!
When I was 23 years old, I stepped into the journey of a lifetime by purchasing my first Lizard Thicket franchise. While I had no retail experience, I had a passion for people and a love for business pushing me to take a leap of faith! I had an amazing support system coming from the franchise that guided me every step of the way. Lizard Thicket has given me the opportunity to foster strong relationships with other owners, customers, and staff. 2 years later - I couldn't imagine doing anything else!
I will always love the special opportunity Lizard Thicket gave to me when I was 23. I had just moved to Georgia and was looking for that "thing" but I wasn't quite sure what I wanted to do. My first shopping experience at LT left me bewildered at how much I loved the people, the values, the product; the culture itself. How could retail be THIS amazing? I thought I would have to see for myself, and little did I know, it would set a course I never imagined possible. Today, I am humbled that I now have the opportunity to provide something incredible to other young women who are searching for what defines them. Lizard Thicket continues to shape who I am today and I am honored to grow with this family.
I discovered Lizard Thicket in 2015 when a friend casually mentioned that she would love to have a Lizard Thicket Boutique in our area. I had never heard of it and immediately searched it. I was impressed so I decided to go on a shopping tour of several Georgia locations and I fell in love! After a lot of thought & research, I finally had to nerve to reach out to Lizard Thicket Corporate to begin the franchising process. The entire corporate team is so supportive, and I realized that a franchise was perfect for me since I had no prior retail experience. I opened my first location in Panama City Beach in 2016 then, quickly got to work to open a second location in Destin, Florida in 2018. To be able to hire & work with people I enjoy and work in a creative environment with tons of support has been a dream! Loving my LT Journey!
I have loved fashion since a young age and always dreamed of owning my own boutique someday. I fell in love with the Lizard Thicket brand as a customer, and stepped out in faith when the opportunity to own the store, where I had shopped for years, became available. God opened the doors for me and it still seems surreal at times that I now own this beautiful boutique that I loved so much. I am so thankful that we have the most amazing and supportive home office and community of owners that walk with us daily through our business journey. My customers and staff have become family to me, and my desire is that every person who walks through the doors of my boutique will feel welcomed, loved, and beautiful. Lizard Thicket is special, and believe I am where I was always meant to be!
I feel extremely fortunate to have been able to make the transition from corporate America to owning my own store. It is truly a pleasure to interact daily with such an incredibly supportive group of people including all of the Lizard Thicket family to our customers. I am even more thankful that I get to work alongside my daughters as well! I love what I do!
I always knew I wanted to own my own retail store. In 2018, I began my job as a sales associate at Lizard Thicket to learn the ins and outs of retail. During this time, I absolutely fell in love with the staff, the customers, the clothes, and everything the brand stands for. When the opportunity presented itself to become an owner of my own store, I absolutely had to take the leap. I feel so blessed to be apart of this franchise and cannot imagine my life without LT!
When LT McDonough opened in 2015, I had no idea the impact it would make in my life. Becoming the owner has truly been a dream come true! I've watched the store grow over the past 8 years, and I am so thankful to be a part of that growth. I started out as a sales associate and right away I knew my life would never be the same. Becoming the store manager was such an achievement and my love for LT McDonough grew even more. Now, as the owner, I wake up every morning so thankful for this company and my store. I could not imagine my life without Lizard Thicket!
Being a Lizard Thicket franchise owner is truly a dream come true! Each and every day I am reminded of how lucky and blessed I am to be doing what I love. I work with the most amazing group of women, both as owners and the women that are a part of each of our store teams. We as a group truly are making a difference and I am again, so blessed to be a part of a company that believes that kindness does matter.
Retail has been my passion since I was 16 and started my first job. I didn't think it was possible, but 20 years later, my love of retail is even greater all thanks to Lizard Thicket. I get to work with such amazing women, and I now have the opportunity to help our teams realize their love of retail- the same love I had back when I started.
This is an estimate of the initial investment to open a Lizard Thicket Franchise. The substantial difference in the amount needed to fund the leasehold improvements depends on each location, and the willingness of the landlord to fund your build out. In many cases, we are able to obtain 100% of the funding needed for tenant allowance. If this is the case, with your store, the amount needed to start a Lizard Thicket Franchise will be closer to the lower amount listed.