CREAM Franchise Review

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CREAM is graded based on our most recent FDD research!

Franchise Opportunity Data

CREAM is a custom frozen dessert, cookie, and ice cream sandwich shop.

What is the upfront investment costs to be a franchise owner of an CREAM franchise?

CREAM has an initial franchise fee of up to $30,000, with a total upfront investment range from $251,700 to $380,600.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
  • Total Investment: $251,700 to $380,600
  • Working Capital: $15,000 to $15,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6.0%

The upfront cost of any franchise includes multiple fees. Explore this franchise opportunity to better understand the initial costs required to purchase an CREAM, such as territory fees, construction and costs, grand opening, marketing, and technology fees.

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How much can I earn by owning a CREAM franchised business?

As with any new franchise, there should be a solid return on your investment and profit potential. The specific franchisee's income and the revenue from an CREAM business depends on a variety of factors. One way to confirm the potential revenues or profits earned from a CREAM franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. This is called a financial performance representation. This is not required within a franchisor's disclosure and approximately 68% of all franchisors that we analyze each year will disclose financial performance data within Item 19 of their FDD. Some franchisors may disclose limited information such as overall systemwide sales. This type of information is not always helpful to assess profits for you directly. So review average sales data with caution. As a general rule, typically profits and owner's salary are correspond to the overall size of the initial investment. The larger the initial investment, the higher return you should anticipate

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How many franchise locations do they operate?

As of the 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 24 franchised CREAM locations throughout the United States.

Did you know there are over 3,000 franchise opportunities across the United States. More than 80% have less than 10 locations.

Are there any CREAM franchises near me?

Based on 2018 FDD information, CREAM has franchise locations in 3 states. There could be no locations in several states as each franchise company plans their growth strategy differently.

CA
FL
NV

Based on our research this franchise is growing into new regions and could be available near you. While planning your franchise purchase, you always need to be considering where is a good location for my business. Review the potential customer base to assess that the area you are looking at has a need or want for this business.

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Last Reviewed: 2018

CREAM Franchise INFORMATION

Total Investment
$251,700 - $380,600
Franchise Fee
$30,000
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchise outlet growth
2015
19
2017
24
Ongoing fees
Royalty
6.0%
ad fees
2.0%
# of franchised outlets
24

EXTRA INFORMATION

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 84 hours. This includes 13 hours of classroom training, 71 hours of on-the-job training, and 0 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.


Online 0
On-the-Job 71
Classroom 13
Total 84

Do they offer Territory Protections?

CREAM does NOT offer territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have marketing and technology support in place?

No, CREAM does NOT offer comprehensive support for franchisees.


When did CREAM start franchising?

They began franchising in 2012. The average Ice Cream, Smoothies and Frozen Yogurt franchise began franchising in 2001.


Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.

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