Cold Stone Creamery Franchise Review
Cold Stone Creamery is graded based on our most recent research.
Franchise FactsCold Stone Creamery specializes in super-premium fresh made ice cream, frozen yogurt, cakes, pies, smoothies, shakes, specialty beverages, soft drinks and other frozen dessert products and an assortment of complimentary toppings and mix-ins on a take-out or eat-in basis, soup and branded, licensed products.
How much does a Cold Stone Creamery franchise cost?Cold Stone Creamery has a franchise fee of up to $27,000, with a total initial investment range of $310,375 to $476,975.
- Initial Franchise Fee: $27,000
- Total Investment: $310,375 to $476,975
- Working Capital: $20,000
- Royalty Fee: 6.0%
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How much does a Cold Stone Creamery franchise make?As with any business, profits from a Cold Stone Creamery franchise depend on a variety of factors. Typically, profits are proportionate to the size of investment. Demand for your products, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a huge role in your bottom line. For system-specific data, unlock this franchise.
How many franchise locations do they have?As of the 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 895 franchised Cold Stone Creamery locations in the USA.
Are there any Cold Stone Creamery franchise opportunities near me?Based on 2020 FDD data, Cold Stone Creamery has franchise locations in 46 states. The largest region is the West with 349 franchise locations.
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Last Reviewed: 2020
Cold Stone Creamery Franchise Stats
$310,375 - $476,975
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Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?Yes, they have an initial training program of 120 hours. This includes 40 hours of classroom training and 80 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.