||Employees||1 full, 7 part
* Included in Asking Price
Fantastic opportunity to own a hot franchise for a great price.
Using only the finest ingredients, the highest quality ice cream
available which is made fresh each day at the store. Every
ice cream creation is then made to order by blending in mix-
ins on a frozen granite stone. Includes their fast growing, full-
service catering business: Cool Cart & Trailer with pre-made
creations for block parties, festivals, fundraisers & athletic
concession stands. The Ultimate Ice Cream Sundae Bar
Station for weddings, showers, birthday parties, & corporate
functions. Their popular delivery service for cakes &
cupcake trees which made them #1 for Mother’s/Father’s Day
cake sales in 2010. In fact, this store is exceeding the national
goal for cake sales this year by 20%. Plus, they are the
provider for Ice Cream Days for 6 local schools and cater to 6
area reception venues. This store is the only certified
catering store in Illinois with a 2nd cake display! Check out
their own catering website at www.coldstoneultimatecatering.com.
Listing Company: EatZ & Associates
Listing Agent: Tami Hillier
Contact Number: 503-319-4626
|Facilities:||Situated in the fastest growing retail area of Lockport with easy access to expressways & the local downtown. Prime location in
a new Jewel/Osco shopping center next to Starbucks &
Blockbusters. Lockport high school is just ¾ mile away and13
grammar, middle & jr high schools are located within 3 miles.
Space Rent $3,783/mth (includes CAM, RET & INS).
Current lease expires 2012 with one 5yr option. Days/Hrs of
Operation: Su-Th 12p-9:30p, Fr 12p-10:30p, Sa 11a-10:30p.
Seating: 12. Square Feet: 1,200.|
|Competition:||# 1 Ice Cream Franchise in the Nation. Voted “Best Ice Cream” countless times. They offer quality, variety & choice, which is what customers want! Better because it’s made fresh every day in every store, which puts them completely in a class of their own. Industry experts categorize Cold Stone as "Super Premium." Ranked #1 in Category. Entrepreneur Magazine: Fastest-Growing Franchises: #11. Franchise Top 500 Rankings: #50 (2012), #54 (2011), #35 (2010), #46 (2009). Fastest-Growing: #64 (2008). America's Top Global: #46 (2012), #47 (2011), #29 (2010), #40 (2009).|
|Growth Potential:||First store opened in 1988, began franchising in 1995. Currently operating more than 1,450 locations in the U.S. and 12 countries worldwide. Cold Stone has the highest average unit sales volume of any ice cream concept. The trend in ice cream is certainly towards premium & super premium and sales prove it. Ice cream is consumed by more than 90% of households in the United States. The estimated frozen desserts industry is estimated at more than $21 billion.|
|Training/Support:||80 hrs @ at this store and 5 days @ Headquarters in Scottsdale,
|Sale Reason:||Moving out of state.|
Seller Reference #CSC L IL
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