When cookie franchisees open a new store location, it is an exciting time. Franchisees generally spend a good amount of time at the store and in the local area. For this reason, it is important to make sure that the area that is chosen for the franchise location is in line with the preferences and interests of the franchisee. When moving to California, there are many different areas that may offer franchisees vastly different types of lifestyles.
San Diego is the second largest city in California with over 1.3 million people. Situated deep in Southern California, San Diego offers a mix of beach town attitude and large city hustle infused with cultural flair from neighboring Mexico. San Diego residents that enjoy natural scenery can take pleasure in strolling through the many parks and viewing the diverse species of plants and animals in San Diego. San Diego County has the highest number of endangered species of any county in the United States. Residents may also enjoy taking in the beautiful cityscape or visiting the attractions that the city is known for. San Diego offers a mild year-round climate and a low crime rate.
Located in Northern central California, Marysville is a small town with a population of about 12,000. Franchisees that wish to live a more suburban lifestyle may find a family-based community to become a part of in Marysville. Summer temperatures may climb slightly higher in Marysville than in some of the coastal towns of California, with temps from May through September occasionally reaching over 100 degrees. Marysville residents can enjoy picnicking in the many neighborhood and community parks. The Bok Kai Temple and the Bok Kai Festival and Parade can help city residents to appreciate and celebrate the large influence of the Chinese that helped to establish Marysville.
Just 15 miles south of San Francisco on the west coast of California is the city of Pacifica. The beaches of Pacifica offer residents famous surfing conditions. Pacifica was home to about 37,000 residents as of the 2000 census. Pacific is home mainly to families, and offers residents a down-home feel with the option to travel just a short distance to experience the thrill of the city. Franchisee candidates may be able to open a location right in Pacifica and cater to the residents that work in the city’s thriving trade, manufacturing, and educational industries. Franchisee candidates may also opt to open a location in neighboring San Francisco and take the short daily commute into the city.