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Fantastic 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 and cupcakes for any occasion that can now be ordered online. Catering also available. 2012 sales are up 11% year over year!
Prime retail space next to Panera Bread and Starbucks and across from the Jewel Food Store in the busy Kohl’s shopping center. Other popular tenants include Pier 1 Imports and Supercuts.
Listing Company: EatZ & Associates
Listing Agent: Tami Hillier
Contact Number: 503-319-4626
|Facilities:||Leased space – $3,900/mth includes rent of $2,887, $312 CAM, $35 insurance and $665 in taxes. Current lease expires in 2013 with two more 5 yr options. Seating: 20 Inside. Square Feet: 1,515. Days/Hrs of Operation: Daily Noon-10p.|
|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.|
Seller Reference #CSC SE IL
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