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Cold Stone Creamery Ice Cream Franchise

One of the nation’s most beloved creamery franchises is rapidly expanding

Cold Stone Creamery® is the ultimate ice cream business franchise, beloved by millions of customers in America and around the world. Founded in 1988, Cold Stone Creamery has grown to over 1,000 locations in the United States and in nearly 30 international markets. In 2017, after more than 25 years in business, Cold Stone Creamery continues to thrive by offering the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience®: a super-premium, artisanal ice cream that is made fresh, an endless array of mix-in combinations that allows customers to dream up their own Creations™, and exceptional customer service that is full of cheer, song and smiles.

Cold Stone Creamery is rolling out a development initiative with the aim of growing the brand by hundreds of locations in the coming years. We’re actively seeking savvy entrepreneurs with a passion for ice cream and the customer in-store experience to bring the Cold Stone Creamery franchise to new communities at home and abroad.

“There has never been a better time to invest in a Cold Stone Creamery ice cream business franchise,” says John Wuycheck, SVP of Franchise Development with Cold Stone Creamery. “Cold Stone Creamery is a brand that will continue to do incredibly well. Not only do we enjoy household name recognition in America and globally, but we believe our product is far superior to what is available on the market. The creamery part of Cold Stone Creamery is real: we make our ice cream fresh in-house, which gives our ice cream an artisanal quality, and a taste that becomes a craving that creates customer loyalty. As a franchisor, we have designed Cold Stone Creamery to be an easy-to-run, easy-to-scale business. We’ve been growing for years, and we’re not slowing down anytime soon.”

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The total investment estimate for a Cold Stone Creamery franchise ranges from $50,200 to $467,525. Cold Stone Creamery is an affordable frozen-treat franchise concept, and more importantly, it has a proven business model that has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs realize their potential of small business ownership while bringing the joy of artisanal, super-premium ice cream to their communities.

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