The Dolly Llama

Waffles and ice cream
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$105K - $420K
Units as of 2020
3

Company Overview

About The Dolly Llama

Related Categories
Ice Cream
Founded
2017
Leadership
Eric Shomof, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2020 (1 years)
# of employees at HQ
7
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
3 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
611 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a The Dolly Llama franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$25,000 - $30,000
Initial Investment
$104,500 - $420,000
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
The Dolly Llama has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
61 hours
Classroom Training
26 hours
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021