We put together the answers to some of the questions we get the most frequently. If there’s anything you can’t find here, give us a call at 888.336.8961 or contact us and we will be happy to get you the info you’re looking for.
Questions About the Coolest Concept
Is there really a market for Italian Ice?
Would we be here if there wasn’t? Our founder, Jeremy Litwack, perfected the process for creating smooth, refreshing Italian Ice in Philadelphia – where the frozen treat was already beloved. Later, with little more than a marker and a map, he decided to take on the challenge of creating a market for Italian Ice where there had never been one before.
He landed in Florida and, 20+ years later, Jeremiah’s Italian Ice has become a community staple. We’ve completely dominated a market once full of cookie-cutter frozen yogurt chains and more traditional ice cream shops. Italian Ice is a frozen dessert phenomenon with a massive cult following throughout the southeast and beyond. And interest in our unique product is only growing.
What sets Jeremiah’s Italian Ice apart from market competitors?
Our unique product, our following, our flavors, our brand, our vibe, our team, our values, our employees, our operations and procedures, our unit economics, our partnerships and – if you join our fast-paced growth in your market area – you.
How have you kept unit-level economics so strong?
We believe it’s through our culture. When you create a culture in which everyone involved is having fun while they work toward their goals, it makes a world of difference. But having an experienced team, the right brand, the right product, and a low-cost franchise investment have also helped tremendously.
Questions About Franchising With Jeremiah's
How much does it cost to open a Jeremiah's Italian Ice location?
With co-branding, kiosk and other non-traditional opportunities, your total estimated initial franchise investment in Jeremiah’s could be between $112,300 – $ 218,200. Your investment in a traditional opportunity ranges from $254,767 – $549,800.
Plus, multi-unit investments are incentivized with significant franchise fee discounts.
Will corporate support and train me to prepare for a successful launch?
Absolutely. With a team a Jeremiah’s veterans at the helm, you’ll be able to lean on experts who’ve done it all before. Plus, we’ve got systems and processes in place that help make your franchise discovery, training program, and local marketing easier, more efficient, and more effective.
How can I be sure my market will respond?
Well – you can’t. The success of your Jeremiah’s location will depend primarily on your individual skill and determination.
That said, we have a few tricks up our sleeve to help you get the best possible shot at getting your franchise location going, and keeping it going strong. We’ll support you with market research, site selection and design, traditional and digital marketing, and more. Remember: we’re in this together.
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