September 10, 2014 // Franchising.com // CANTON, Mass. - Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is offering Detroit-area residents the exclusive scoop on how to own their very own Baskin-Robbins franchise. The company is currently seeking qualified candidates who are interested in owning and operating an existing Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop located in the Detroit metro area, including in Plymouth, Troy, Warren, Ann Arbor and Bay City. Currently, Baskin-Robbins has nearly 50 locations open throughout Michigan.
Baskin-Robbins executives will host a special franchising event on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant located at 38888 Six Mile Road in Livonia, Mich. This is a fantastic chance for anyone who has ever thought about owning his or her own ice cream shop to learn about the great business opportunity Baskin-Robbins can offer.
To register for the seminar, visit http://franchisingevents.dunkinbrands.com, or for additional information, contact Baskin-Robbins Business Development Manager Brian Savage at Brian.Savage@dunkinbrands.com.
"Baskin-Robbins has more than six decades of experience refining its business system to offer a fun, rewarding new business opportunity to franchisees," said Grant Benson, CFE, vice president of global franchising and business development, Dunkin' Brands. "As our brand continues to develop across Michigan, we're looking for entrepreneurs with strong financial backgrounds and a passion for their local communities to own their very own ice cream shop."
Baskin-Robbins combines delicious treats with a simple operating model. Franchisees enjoy convenient hours of operation, minimal equipment and little product waste. They also benefit from award-winning training programs and comprehensive operating systems designed to help build business.
Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 by two ice cream enthusiasts who shared a dream to create an innovative ice cream store that would be a neighborhood gathering place for families. Today, over 300 million people visit Baskin-Robbins each year to sample from the more than 1,200 flavor creations available in its ice cream library, as well as enjoy its full array of frozen treats including ice cream cakes, frozen beverages and sundaes.
Named the top ice cream and frozen dessert franchise in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine's 31st annual Franchise 500® ranking, Baskin-Robbins is the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops. Baskin-Robbins creates and markets innovative, premium hard scoop ice cream and soft serve, custom ice cream cakes and a full range of beverages, providing quality and value to consumers at 7,300 retail shops in nearly 50 countries. Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 by two ice cream enthusiasts whose passion led to the creation of more than 1,200 ice cream flavors and a wide variety of delicious treats. In 2013, more than 13 million ice cream cakes were sold in Baskin-Robbins shops worldwide. Headquartered in Canton, Mass., Baskin-Robbins is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For further information, visit www.BaskinRobbins.com.
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