The best way to learn what’s involved in opening an ice cream kiosk with Marble Slab Creamery is to request a copy of our franchise disclosure document (FDD). This comprehensive document lays out just about everything there is to know, from fees and estimated expenses to the support you’ll receive. The purpose of the FDD is to provide prospective investors with all the information they’ll need to make an educated decision, and to shed light on every aspect of the investment. We encourage our prospective franchisees to take their time reading it, with the help of an attorney if necessary.
You can get a copy of the FDD by contacting us and requesting it, but for now, here’s a sneak peek at some of the most important information.
The Initial Investment
The initial investment includes virtually all of the costs required to open an ice cream kiosk. In the FDD, you’ll find a full breakdown of the costs, along with high and low estimates. All in all, we estimate that the total costs to open a Marble Slab Creamery franchise start at around $300K. One of the best parts of partnering with a franchise is that you can count on them to account for just about everything you’ll need to get your business up and running.
In our case, the initial investment includes items like your franchise fee, opening inventory, grand opening marketing, and much more.
The Franchise Fee
Every franchisor assesses a one-time franchise fee to help offset the costs of onboarding new franchisees. In this case, our franchise fee will likely range from $15K-25K depending on the size and type of location you open.
When you open an ice cream kiosk with Marble Slab Creamery, your franchise fee entitles you to many valuable resources. For instance, it helps to cover the cost of your initial training (less travel and lodging expenses), where you’ll learn what goes into running one of our franchises.
The initial franchise fee also grants you the right to operate under our brand name. Having been in business since 1983, we’ve served countless happy customers and have developed a strong reputation. This is a great benefit to franchisees from the moment they open their doors!
What Goes into Opening an Ice Cream Kiosk
In addition to financial information, the FDD also includes lots of detail on what goes into opening a Marble Slab Creamery franchise. For instance, you’ll learn about the support you can expect to receive when it comes to finding the perfect location and launching an initial marketing campaign. You’ll also get information on our current franchisees so you can reach out to them and learn about their experience.
If you’re ready to get into the details on opening an ice cream kiosk with Marble Slab creamery, contact us today and request a copy of our FDD.