Haagen-Dazs

Haagen-Dazs

Ice cream
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#453 Ranked #397 last year
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Initial investment
$165K - $543K
Units as of 2020
217 7.4% over 3 years

Company Overview

First sold exclusively in New York City gourmet shops, Häagen-Dazs ice cream started distribution in 1961. As word grew, the first franchises opened in the mid-1970s.

Häagen-Dazs ice cream is distributed in more than 50 countries with shops in more than 600 locations.

About Haagen-Dazs

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Ice Cream, Ices, Frozen Yogurt
Founded
1961
Parent Company
Nestle
Leadership
Adam Hanson, President
Ticker Symbol
NSRGY

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1977 (44 years)
# of employees at HQ
11
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
217 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
500 Washington Ave. S., #2040
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Haagen-Dazs 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
$30,000
Initial Investment
$164,518 - $542,768
Net Worth Requirement
$200,000
Cash Requirement
$80,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
4%
Ad Royalty Fee
$5.5K/yr.
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
16 hours
Classroom Training
60 hours
Additional Training
Regional training sessions
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
8
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #453

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #7 in Ice Cream

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Updated: February 8th, 2021