Great American Cookies® is the largest U.S. based retail cookie chain and the innovator of the original Cookie Cake. Since 1977 we have produced proprietary cookie dough from our own plant, allowing us to control the supply chain and negotiate prices not likely attained by an independent cookie operator. The Great American Cookies research and development team is constantly testing and creating new products that your customers can't find anywhere else. Due to the easy operation and our real estate team's ability to secure prime locations, a high percentage of our franchisees own multiple units. Share the Fun of Cookies® with a brand that has over 30 years of proven success!
To buy a franchise with Great American Cookies, you'll need to have at least $100,000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $250,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $180,000 - $280,000. They also offer financing via 3rd party. *
|Financing:||Via 3rd party|
|Incorporated Name:||GAC Franchising, LLC|
Founded in 1977 on the strength of an old family chocolate chip cookie recipe, Great American Cookies has set the standard for gourmet cookie sales in a fun, celebratory environment. For more than 30 years, we have maintained the heritage and integrity of our products by producing proprietary cookie dough exclusively from our plant in Atlanta. Known for our signature Cookie Cakes, trademark flavors and menu of delectable products baked fresh in store, at Great American Cookies we Share the Fun of Cookies with each treat we make.
Q: Do you honor U.S. military veteran's discount?
A: We are proud to participate in the VetFran Program and find that military veterans make excellent franchisees. We encourage those individuals to consider becoming a part of our system by offering a 25% Great American Patriot Program discount off the first store franchise fee.
A:The size ranges between 500 and 900 square feet. We also have a kiosk program to expand your store's reach. Kiosks average 250 square feet. We find that areas such as regional malls, lifestyle centers, entertainment complexes, airports and transit stations make excellent sites.
Q: Can I own more than one Great American Cookies location?
A:Absolutely! The low start-up costs and simple operation make it easy to own multiple Great American Cookies stores. A large number of our locations are owned by multi-unit operators, and we highly encourage Area Development.
We have found a few comparable characteristics among our most successful franchisees: a committed, positive attitude; willing to work for success, participate in on-going training and attend brand meetings; passionate about community and building the business. If this describes you, and you meet our minimum of $100K in liquid capital, then you are the ideal candidate for Great American Cookies franchise ownership.
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Interested parties should have at least $100,000 in liquid capital to invest.