Great American Cookies

Great American Cookies

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Great American Cookies
#319

Initial Investment

LOW: $202,900
HIGH: $362,650

Change in Units

+0.8% +3 UNITS (1 Year)
+4.0% +14 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1977

Franchising Since

1977 (40 Years)

Corporate Address

5555 Glenridge Connector, #850 Atlanta, GA 30342

CEO

Chris Dull

Parent Company

Global Franchise Group

About Great American Cookies

Great American Cookies opened its first store in Atlanta's Perimeter Mall in 1977. From one family chocolate cookie recipe, it added a complete line of cookies and brownies and began franchising in 1978. In addition to regular cookies, most stores feature large plate- or pan-sized cookies with personalized messages for parties or special occasions.
Great American Cookies is part of Global Franchise Group, which also franchises Pretzelmaker, Marble Slab Creamery, and MaggieMoo's.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$202,900 - $362,650

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.5%

Financing Options

Veteran Incentives


25% off first-store franchise fee

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 4 days

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

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Updated: August 2nd, 2016

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