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TCBY
Frozen yogurt

About
Founded

1981

Franchising Since

1982 (36 Years)

Corporate Address

1141 W. 2400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84119

CEO

Tim Casey

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$143,800 - $343,400

Net-worth Requirement

$200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$19,900 - $19,900

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Classroom Training:

11 days

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Bio
TCBY Enterprises Inc. was founded in 1981 by Frank Hickingbotham. Hickingbotham got the idea after he tried frozen yogurt for the first time, exclaiming, “This can’t be yogurt!” The initials of that outburst became the name of the company. Now renamed to stand for “The Country’s Best Yogurt,” TCBY has locations across the United States and in more than 60 countries.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $143,800 High - $343,400
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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