Iconic ice cream franchise is named to the most prestigious list in franchising after a banner year in business
After another banner year in business, the best ice cream franchise, Cold Stone Creamery was recently included on Entrepreneur magazine’s, “Franchise 500.” A list of the top investment opportunities for 2021.
The “Franchise 500,” is widely regarded as the most prestigious ranking system in the franchise industry, as Entrepreneur magazine researches and compares thousands of brands based on cost, support, brand strength, financial stability, size, and growth.
Cold Stone Creamery, one of the most iconic ice cream franchises in the nation, can measure up. Even despite the challenges of 2020, Cold Stone Creamery experienced growth in terms of new locations, as well as a large number of applicants inquiring about the franchise opportunity.
With strong traffic throughout the pandemic due to forward-thinking investment in mobile-ordering technology that can help drive traffic and maximize profitability, as well as increased support from Kahala Brands™, one of the world’s largest franchisors, Cold Stone Creamery is poised for another year of growth.
“We’re honored to be named to “Franchise 500,” for 2021,” says Jay Goldstein, VP of Development with Cold Stone Creamery. “Despite the challenges of 2020, our brand proved how resilient our business model is and how loved we are by our customers. Our strong traffic and continued growth throughout the pandemic is a testament to our franchise owners and the strength of our brand overall. We’re looking forward to an even better 2021.”