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June 22, 2017
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If you have started comparing ice cream franchise brands, you can see that a lot goes into choosing your investment. You need to find the brand that fits your goals and dreams, and we think Marble Slab is the right choice. Why Marble Slab? In our industry, Marble Slab stands out. We are a brand […]

June 12, 2017
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We often get asked, “What are the major ice cream shop startup costs, and what do they go toward?” This is a good question to ask as you investigate a franchise opportunity. A franchise requires a significant investment, so understanding the startup costs prepares you for your investment. Ice cream shop startup costs can vary […]

May 12, 2017
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When you think about ice cream franchises, a few come to mind. But no other ice cream franchise is as unique as Marble Slab Creamery! In 1983, when we opened our first store, we were excited to give our customers the chance to build their perfect dessert with truly unique, custom ice cream creations. In […]

March 15, 2017
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Building an ice cream business from the ground up will require some hard work on your part. Even if you’ve got the best ice cream in the world, getting into people’s homes and mouths isn’t guaranteed. With global competition from grocery store brands and local competition from small-batch sellers, the ice cream business is crowded. […]

March 07, 2017
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Some call it buzz, others refer to it as steam. Either way you want it for your franchise, because both groups are referring to publicity. It’s been said that publicity can be terrible–but only if you don’t have any social media for franchises. That’s about 50 percent true, because the old axiom about any publicity […]

February 25, 2017
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Franchise options might be the solution if you’re looking to escape the corporate grind. Today, franchise businesses continue to outperform the overall economy. The Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2016, a report put together by the International Franchise Association, also shows franchises in the quick-service restaurant sector will be growth leaders for the years ahead. Employment growth […]

February 13, 2017
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Multi-unit franchise ownership has become more popular in the franchising world. The reason that multi-unit ownership is now the norm has a lot to do with franchise funding and the logistics of owning multiple fast-food franchises. The Logistics of Multi-unit Ownership The logistics of expanding any franchise are usually simpler than expanding a sole-proprietorship business. With […]

February 05, 2017
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If your idea of the American dream is to be your own boss, then you’ve probably dreamed about starting your own business for years. If you’ve decided that you’re ready to make the leap, there are two potential options: You can build your own business from the ground up, or you can look for good […]

January 22, 2017
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Those of you who are already ice cream fanatics probably aren’t surprised to learn that vanilla is Americans’ top ice cream flavor pick or that chocolate syrup is the nation’s go-to topping. But did you know that New York City was home to the first ice cream cone? Learn more about that first crunchy container […]