Pelican's SnoBalls

Shaved ice
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#457 Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$61K - $195K
Units as of 2020
181 47.2% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Pelican's SnoBalls

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Ices, Food: Quick Service
Founded
2001
Leadership
Randall Wright, Co-CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2011 (10 years)
# of employees at HQ
16
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
181 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
801 E. 2nd Ave.
Gastonia, NC 28054

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Pelican's SnoBalls 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
$20,000
Initial Investment
$61,150 - $195,300
Cash Requirement
$20,000 - $30,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
8%
Term of Agreement
15 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
40 hours
Classroom Training
8 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
Yes
# of employees required to run
5-10
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #457

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #83

Top Franchises for Less Than $100,000

Ranked #2 in Ices

Top Food Franchises

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Updated: February 8th, 2021