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* Included in Asking Price
Unbelievable opportunity to own a hot franchise for a great price! Using only the finest ingredients – offering freshly made, smooth creamy ice cream that is blended on a frozen granite stone with endless combinations of fruits, nuts, candy, cookies, brownies and more. Every ice cream creation is made to order and available in cups, waffle bowls, cones, shakes & smoothies. Plus they make the richest cakes, cupcakes & catering for any occasion that can now be ordered online. Plenty of space to add yogurt co-brand. 2012 sales up 5% year over year!
Prime retail space in a power retail center anchored by a large movie theater, BJ's Wholesale Club, Kohl's Department Store, PetSmart, Dick's Sporting Goods, Pier 1 Imports, Rack Room Shoes, Target, Best Buy, TJ Maxx, Ross Dress for Less, Party City, Staples and Michael's.
Listing Company: EatZ & Associates
Listing Agent: Tami Hillier
Contact Number: 503-319-4626
|Facilities:||Leased Space – Rent $4,100/mth includes CAM, insurance and taxes. Current lease expires 2014 with the option to renew. Days/Hrs of Operation: Su-Th 11:30a-9:30p & Fr-Sa 11:30a-10:30p. Seating: 30 Inside & 20 Outside. Square Feet: 1,600.|
|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 @ Store and 5 days @ Headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona.|
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