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Change in Units
+2.3% +28 UNITS (1 Year)
-13.4% -196 UNITS (3 Years)
1994 (23 Years)
9311 E. Via De Ventura Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Kahala Franchising LLC
About Cold Stone Creamery
Donald and Susan Sutherland opened the first Cold Stone Creamery in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona. Franchising began in 1994, and the company is now owned by Kahala, which also franchises Blimpie, Surf City Squeeze, TacoTime and other concepts.
Each Cold Stone store makes its ice cream fresh daily, and the ice cream is blended by hand with fruits, nuts, candy, cookies and more according to customers' requests.
$52,200 - $467,525
Liquid Cash Requirement
Initial Franchise Fee
$10,000 - $27,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee
Ad Royalty Fee
Cold Stone Creamery has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment
20% off franchise fee
Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
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