Unlock Your Business’s Potential
As an aspiring entrepreneur, you might have a brilliant business idea, but navigating the intricate world of marketing can be a challenge, especially if it’s your first venture. That’s where Cold Stone Creamery® comes in. Our commitment to franchisees goes beyond just providing a business model. We’re dedicated to ensuring the growth of your business through unparalleled marketing support that sets you up for triumph from day one.
Building a Strong Local Presence
The journey of establishing your Cold Stone Creamery franchise begins with creating awareness in your local community. We understand that many first-time entrepreneurs may lack experience in marketing, which is why our brand offers an in-house marketing agency ready to guide you every step of the way. Supporting your business is our business, and we take that partnership seriously.
Our local store marketing toolkit is designed to empower you to connect with your community effectively. From providing marketing materials to sharing expert advice on utilizing them to attract new customers and encourage repeat visits, we equip you with the tools and knowledge needed to grow your business. Our aim is to assist you in building a strong presence in your neighborhood, creating a loyal customer base that keeps coming back for our irresistible ice cream creations.
Leveraging the Power of Media
Cold Stone Creamery’s reputation and massive fan base serve as powerful catalysts for media attention. Our in-house marketing and public relations team actively works to generate publicity for our franchisees. The media’s fascination with our brand, combined with the uniqueness of our offerings, often results in stories highlighting the extraordinary experiences you provide to your customers.
Media outlets love Cold Stone Creamery, as evidenced by the numerous features and articles that celebrate our innovative approach to ice cream. This media love not only generates positive exposure, but also contributes to the overall appeal of our franchisees’ businesses. Through media coverage, you become part of a brand that’s not just about ice cream, but about turning each visit into a joyful performance that leaves a lasting impression.
National Partnerships for National Impact
To elevate brand awareness on a larger scale, Cold Stone Creamery partners with Hollywood blockbusters and trending shows. These collaborations amplify our presence, creating a buzz that resonates with a broad audience. For instance, our partnerships with events like Discovery Channel’s Shark Week have consistently driven impressions and foot traffic for our franchisees.
The power of these partnerships extends beyond the duration of the event, as they keep Cold Stone Creamery in the public eye and drive new and repeat customers to your store. This national impact boosts your local business, enhancing your credibility and attractiveness in your community.
Backed by Kahala Brands
Franchising with Cold Stone Creamery doesn’t just offer the advantage of a renowned ice cream brand, it also provides the extensive backing of Kahala Brands™, a franchisor with a rich history and an impressive portfolio of beloved brands. This partnership enhances your journey as a franchisee, opening doors to a world of experience, expertise, and unparalleled support.
Kahala Brands’ vast network and industry know-how offer franchisees a competitive edge in the quick-service restaurant landscape. With a long history of nurturing franchises, Kahala Brands brings a wealth of knowledge that spans across various sectors. This broad perspective enables Cold Stone Creamery franchisees to tap into insights from different industries, resulting in innovative strategies to excel in the ice cream business.
Beyond shared expertise, Kahala Brands provides comprehensive marketing, operational, and strategic support to its franchisees. This invaluable assistance eliminates many of the challenges entrepreneurs often face when starting and running a business. From leveraging established marketing campaigns to fine-tuning operational processes, Kahala Brands empowers Cold Stone Creamery franchisees with the tools and resources they need to pursue their entrepreneurial journey.
Join the Cold Stone Creamery Franchise Family
Cold Stone Creamery isn’t just a franchise, it’s a family. Our commitment to your development goes beyond the initial setup. We’re invested in your journey for the long haul. With over locations across the U.S. and nearly 30 international markets, Cold Stone Creamery’s proven track record and exceptional marketing support make it a top-tier choice for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Ready to embark on a rewarding entrepreneurial journey with Cold Stone Creamery? Discover how our unparalleled marketing support, combined with our beloved brand and premium ice cream offerings, can help you achieve your dreams of running a beloved business. Explore our research pages here to learn more about our franchise opportunities. When you’re ready, fill out our inquiry form here to start a conversation with our dedicated franchise team. Your path to business ownership starts with Cold Stone Creamery!