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What Does an Investment in Great American Cookies Look Like and What Does it Get Me?

  • January 7, 2020
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How much does it cost to open a franchise? It depends on a lot of variables: Where will you be located? How large will your location be? Will you open a co-branded location? Factors like these will determine how much you initially spend. That being said, we’ve created a detailed breakdown of the Great American Cookies franchise cost – it can be found in our franchise disclosure document (FDD). Here, you’ll get a sneak peek of a few key estimates. 

How much does it cost to open a franchise with Great American Cookies?

We estimate that franchisees will spend from $192,900 to $352,650 to open their new location. While the Great American Cookies franchise cost will vary, our cost includes a number of important expenses such as:

  • Marketing materials
  • Equipment
  • Signage
  • Your franchise fee
  • Real estate costs

One of the great benefits of partnering with an experienced franchisor like ourselves is that you can count on our experience to prepare you for the road ahead. When you request a copy of our FDD, you’ll get a good look at exactly what your initial investment will cover – we’ve thought of just about everything. Our careful planning ensures that franchisees are less likely to deal with unexpected costs as they prepare for their grand opening.

Your Franchise Fee Entitles You to Expert Guidance

Some prospective franchisees wonder why they should partner with a franchise brand when they’re expected to pay a franchise fee. The truth is that our franchise fee entitles you to a host of valuable benefits that can help to boost your business. For instance, we guide our franchisees in finding the right location.

We mentioned above that there are lots of options for our franchisees in terms of size and location type. Independent business owners often struggle to decide on exactly where to open and how to build out their store, but we help our franchisees make those decisions. We partner with real estate experts who know the available spaces in your territory well, and we’ll give you guidelines for choosing a lease at the right price.

Great American Cookies franchises are versatile enough to fit into a kiosk or shared space in a food court and can easily function as freestanding stores as well. We’ll work with you to find just the right place in your community to open up shop. Whether it’s an airport, a college campus, or a co-branded location (with one of Global Franchise Group’s many other popular brands), the type of location you choose will ultimately impact your total investment.

Want to learn more about the Great American Cookies franchise cost? Contact us today and request a copy of our FDD!