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On May 6th, 2019

Cold Stone Creamery Continues International Expansion in Lebanon

New expansion agreement brings Cold Stone Creamery brand to Beirut, Lebanon’s capital and largest city Cold Stone Creamery® continues its international growth with a new 10-year master franchise agreement announced for Lebanon. The first location as part of the agreement opened in Beirut, Lebanon’s capital as well as its largest city. Cold Stone parent company ...

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On April 15th, 2019

Cold Stone Creamery Captures Business with Expansive Menu

Hundreds of combinations create a pathway to repeat customer visits and build on the ability to engage customers while also boosting ticket totals When people visit an ice cream shop franchise, they want plenty of choices. Every Cold Stone Creamery® delivers, with a menu offering multiple flavors and a dazzling array of mix-ins that work ...

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On April 8th, 2019

Cold Stone Creamery and Planet Smoothie Launch Co-Branded Site in Florida

Single location will capitalize on cross-promotion and customer synergy to build steady business to maximize visibility for both brands Two cold concepts are combining to create a hot ticket in Jacksonville, Florida. That’s where Cold Stone Creamery™ franchise owners Carla and Ruben Aldridge are adding a Planet Smoothie™ to their busy store footprint. “We opened ...

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On March 6th, 2019

Meet Amelia Island, Fl, Cold Stone Creamery Franchise Owner Josh Davis

A longtime love of the brand made it the obvious choice for this entrepreneur when he began to explore small-business ownership opportunities When Josh Davis and his wife built a home near Amelia Island, Florida, they had plans to build a family — and a business. While exploring their options, they came across an existing ...

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On January 28th, 2019

Popular Rolled Ice Cream Dessert Brings Customers to Cold Stone

Similarities with rolled ice cream make Cold Stone Creamery a natural choice for fans of the Thai street food Rolled ice cream, a popular new dessert trend that’s becoming an American favorite, is bringing searching fans to Cold Stone Creamery® stores. As they hunt for the Thai street food dessert, however, they become Cold Stone fans ...

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On December 13th, 2018

‘Franchise Times’ Names Cold Stone Creamery to its Top 200+ List

Ultimate ice cream franchise ranks No. 156 in survey of 500 U.S. franchises Cold Stone Creamery® franchise kicks off the last quarter of 2018 with news of ranking among the top franchises in the United States. Once again, Cold Stone Creamery has landed on the prestigious Franchise Times Top 200+ list — this year, the ...

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On October 22nd, 2018

Opening a Cold Stone Creamery Franchise Is a Good Choice for a Mid-Life Career Change

Owning a Cold Stone offers rewarding career with freedom and flexibility According to a recent research study released by Management Today and Vauxhall Motors, 70 percent of Gen Xers (people in their late 30s to early 50s) are looking for a career change. Franchise ownership is an ideal choice, and Cold Stone Creamery® fits many ...

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On October 15th, 2018

Who Makes an Ideal Cold Stone Creamery Franchisee?

No prior experience in restaurants or business necessary Cold Stone Creamery® franchise owners come from all walks of life, with varying levels of experience and different professional backgrounds. Owning and operating a Cold Stone Creamery franchise is a rewarding career for entrepreneurs who want to own a business that offers a stand-out product and who ...

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On September 21st, 2018

Cold Stone Creamery’s RDOs Deliver Outstanding Support to Franchisees

Regional Director of Operations Sheila Brown-Norris outlines the many benefits of the Cold Stone team’s support for franchise owners When franchisees in Cold Stone Creamery® Red River region (which covers all of Texas and portions of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana) have a problem, they know that help is on the way. Regional Director of Operations ...

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On September 14th, 2018

Meet Cold Stone Creamery Franchisee Numaan Shah

Multi-unit franchise co-owner shares his journey from a corporate layoff to the ice cream counter A self-described former “suit and tie guy,” Numaan Shah worked for three years in corporate America in the business and finance sector. Because of the devastating recession a decade ago, Shah lost his job in 2009 and was unemployed for ...

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