Business Overview

Listed for less that it would cost to open a new store!!!!!
This business is in an Amazing location for an Ice Cream and Dessert business. The franchise offers education and support. There are more offerings available to greatly increase the revenue from the existing location. What a fun industry that is all smiling faces! An owner operator could do well in this opportunity or with the right manager it could be run more hands off.
For more details contact Jeff Bach at 314-941-8530 or email directly at about listing ID#1069JB.


  • Asking Price: $99,000
  • Cash Flow: N/A
  • Gross Revenue: N/A
  • FF&E: $50,000
  • Inventory: $5,000
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2005

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:1,280
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:5
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Is Support & Training Included:

Owner will assist with training and transition. The franchise provides a considerable amount of training

Purpose For Selling:

Other Location

Additional Info

The company was established in 2005, making the business 17 years old.
The sale shall not include inventory valued at $5,000*, which ins't included in the requested price.

The business has 5 employees and is located in a building with approx. square footage of 1,280 sq ft.
The real estate is leased by the business for $6,500 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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