Why open a Great American Cookies Store?

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5 Reasons to Start Your
Great American Cookies Franchise!

  • A Multi-unit Operator's Dream Concept
  • The Category leader in Cookies
  • Inventor of the Cookie Cake
  • "Sharing the Fun of Cookies" for Generations of Family Celebrations
  • Connecting with Cookie Lovers Around the Globe
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"4.4% Growth in QSR Franchises"

Source: FranchisGrade.com

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Franchise with a dynamic, fun and
growing brand.

Great American Cookies® is owned by Global Franchise Group, which is a strategic brand management company with a focus on franchising. Global Granchise Group (GFG) owns a portfolio of franchise brands that includes quick service restaurant (QSR) franchise concepts: Great American Cookies, MaggieMoo's®, Marble Slab Creamy®, and Pretzelmaker®.
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What Makes Us Different?

  • Marketing support, calendar of events and ongoing branding
  • Operations training including: P&L Management, costs
  • Periodic field representative consultations on operations
  • Tips for team training on customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • The opportunity to network with experienced peers
  • Unparalleled franchisee training through GFG University
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Available Territories

GAC seeking locations in primary and secondary markets throughout the U.S.growing brand.

  • Location type - Mall and Specific Lifestyle Centers
  • Minimum: 60,000 population within a 10-mile radius
  • Minimum: Median household income $40,000
  • Minimum: 200 sq.ft. for kiosks and 600 sq. ft. for inline locations, which can be up to 1100 sq. ft.
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Multi-Unit Franchising

  • Operationally, multi-unit stores are easy to run and scaling up to multi-unit ownership is incredibly easy to do
  • Training of staff and, more importantly, managers is easily facilitated with multi-units
  • One owner could easily get up to 3-5 stores without much additional "administrative" staff
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What it Takes

Someone who wants to build...

  • Financial stability with a net worth of at least $250K and liquidity of $100K per store
  • Committed, positive attitude
  • Confident, ambitious, self-motivated
  • Willing to work for success, complete on-going training and attend meetings
  • Passionate about the business, brand and community
  • Business rather than create a job
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Next Steps

    Once you complete the request form to the left, you will recieve an email titled "Welcome to Great American Cookies®". Click on the link in this email to access our Virtual Brochure. Expect a call from a Regional Development Manager for an initial conversation to determine if your goals match our business model.

  1. Complete the full application for pre-qualification
  2. Once approved, you will receive our Franchise Disclosure Document, which includes a Financial Performance Representation of average net sales, cost of goods and rent and labor figures
  3. One-on-one meetings (virtual and personal) with your Development Manager
  4. Contact existing franchisees for feedback
  5. A trip out to Headquarters in Georgia to meet the team (Optional)
  6. If approved to join the franchise family, you'll sign your franchise agreement and pay the franchise fee of $30,000
  7. Secure your location with the help of our Real Estate team, and open your business!
This process is typically 30 - 90 days from your first inquiry until signing the final documents. Your Development Manager will be guiding you though this entire discovery process to answer any questions along the way.
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