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Asking Price$270,000
Revenue$491,000 Established2004
Cash Flow$120,000 Employees4 full, 6 part
FF&E$167,000* FranchiseYes
InventoryUndisclosed RelocatableNo
Real EstateUndisclosed Home-basedNo
* Included in Asking Price
Wonderful opportunity to own two hot franchises for one great price!  A successful premium brand ice cream store and a top gourmet chocolate brand that was added in February 2010. Also included is a well-established catering business, which supplies cakes and treats to a number of party venues.  This location ranks in the top 5 for cake sales in the country.  If sold before the end of the summer, the seller will pay half the transfer fee!

Prime location in a strip shopping center anchored by Lowes.  Other popular tenants include Starbucks, GameStop, Subway, Great Clips & T-Mobile.  Over 58,000 vehicles per day pass by!
Facilities:Leased space – rent $8,338/mth, which includes everything: CAM, insurance, taxes, water, sewer and garbage. Current lease expires in 2014 with the option to renew. Landlord willing to take less during winter months and more during summer months. Days/Hrs of Operation: Daily 11a-10:30p. Seating: 30 Inside & 4+ Outside. Square Feet: 1,910.
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 a local training store and 5 days @ Headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ.
Seller Financing:No
Sale Reason:Downsizing.
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Seller Reference #CSC M NJ
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