2. Facts on Ownership
The Cold, Hard, Happy Facts on Cold Stone® Ownership
- Cold Stone Creamery’s founding store opened in 1988.
- We’ve been awarding successful franchises since 1995.
- Nearly 1,400 stores have already opened in the US, Puerto Rico, Guam, Japan and Korea with an additional 1,000 agreements awarded worldwide.
- In 2006, Cold Stone was ranked #11 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Fastest Growing Franchises.
- Initial Franchise Fee is $42,000 with a total investment between $294,250 and $438,850.
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