April 14, 2014
, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is offering
-area residents the exclusive scoop on how to own their very own Baskin-
franchise. The company is announcing plans to expand its footprint with both existing and new franchisees in the
franchising executives will host a Franchising Seminar on
Wednesday, April 23
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PST
. This is a fantastic chance for anyone who has ever thought about owning his or her own ice cream shop to learn about the great business opportunity Baskin-
can offer. The seminar will provide details about franchising opportunities and current development incentives. The event is being held at the Baskin-Robbins Training Center located at 1201 South Victory Blvd. in
Interested franchising candidates who attend this seminar will get a first-hand look at the Baskin-
training facility. The training facility sits next door to a fully-equipped Baskin-
shop that even has a drive-thru. It's been remodeled to reflect the brand's new store design, which is focused on all of the fun, fresh ways Baskin-
brings its flavors to life for guests. Ice cream and product tastings are included in the tour. To register for the seminar, visit
, or for additional information, contact Franchising Manager
has six decades of experience refining its business system to offer a fun, rewarding new business opportunity to new franchise candidates," said
, CFE, vice president of global franchising and business development, Dunkin' Brands. "As our brand continues to develop across
, we're looking for entrepreneurs in
with strong financial backgrounds and a passion for their local communities to own their very own ice cream shop."
As part of the company's growth plans, new franchisees who sign a development agreement in 2014 and timely open their shops can take advantage of significant offers, including 50% off of the 20-year initial franchise fee -- a
value – and reduced royalties for the first five years, including the first year at 0% --a substantial savings from the standard royalty rate of 5.9% for timely openings.* Furthermore, if the new franchisee signs a multi-unit agreement in 2014, he or she can receive the same incentives for each additional unit that timely opens.
is also helping make business ownership a reality for U.S. military servicemen and women. For honorably discharged military veterans who sign an agreement in 2014 and open their shops before the end of 2015, Baskin-
will waive the 20-year initial franchisee fee (a
value) for their first restaurant and offer a 0% royalty rate for the first two years and a reduced royalty rate for years three through five. If a military veteran signs a multi-unit agreement, he or she will be extended a 20% discount on the 20-year initial franchise fee for up to four additional shops that are timely opened, as well as a 10-year payment plan.*
franchisees enjoy convenient hours of operation, minimal equipment and little product waste. They also benefit from award-winning training programs and comprehensive operating systems designed to help build business.
In 1945, Baskin-
was founded in
, by two ice cream enthusiasts who shared a dream to create an innovative ice cream shop that would be a neighborhood gathering place for families. Today, over 300 million people visit Baskin-
each year to sample from the more than 1,000 flavor creations available in its ice cream library. Baskin-
offers guests its wide range of hard scoop ice cream flavors, along with custom ice cream cakes, delicious frozen beverages, premium soft serve and take home frozen treats.
* For complete terms and conditions, please see the Baskin-Robbins Franchise Disclosure Document.