Sweet Charlie's

The Sweet Charlie's franchise is an ice cream brand that serves desserts without any preservatives. The ice cream franchise's delectable desserts are also made-to-order and have vegan options. Each cup starts from a liquid base: a premium ice cream base, fat-free frozen yogurt base, or non-dairy vegan option. The base is then poured onto a cold surface along with the ingredients the customer selects. Everything mixes until the consistency is just right for rolling. This creates a creamy, quality cup of ice cream! The ice cream comes in a cup or can be blended into a milkshake (the blaster) or placed inside a glazed donut (the Tall Charlie). 

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Sweet Charlie's Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

It could be the dead of winter or the middle of summer; millions will still flock to ice cream franchises when they have that special craving. Billions are spent on ice cream and other frozen desserts in the U.S. annually. But with all of that competition, how do business owner stand out? To give itself a competitive edge, the Sweet Charlie's franchise is an ice cream brand that serves desserts without any preservatives, stabilizers, or emulsifiers. The ice cream franchise's delectable desserts are also made-to-order and have vegan options. Each cup starts from a liquid base: a premium ice cream base, fat-free frozen yogurt base, or vegan option. The base is then poured onto an cold surface along with the ingredients the customer selects. Everything mixes and mingles until the consistency is just right for rolling. This creates a creamy, quality cup of ice cream! The ice cream comes in a cup; it can be blended into a milkshake and is called the blaster; or can be placed inside a glazed donut and is called the Tall Charlie. Veterans are also incentivized to invest in the ice cream franchise with a 10% discount off of the initial franchise fee, which is $30,000.
In terms of support and training, franchisees can expect an initial training program that is broken down into on-the-job and classroom instruction. You will be assisted with site selection and grand opening, provided with marketing and advertising tools, and ongoing assistance and training for the entire time you're with the franchise.

Company Details

Headquarters: Philadelphia, PA
Founded: 2015
First franchise: 2016 
International: No
Canada: No
B2B: No
Exclusive territory: Yes
Absentee: No
Home based/mobile: No

Support and Training Offered By Sweet Charlie's

In terms of support and training, franchisees can expect an initial training program that is broken down into on-the-job and classroom instruction. You will be assisted with site selection and grand opening, provided with marketing and advertising tools, and ongoing assistance and training for the entire time you're with the franchise. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Sweet Charlie's Franchise.

What does a Sweet Charlie's Franchise Cost?

Sweet Charlie's franchise fees for 2022:

Veteran Incentives: Yes; 10% off franchise fee
Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
Cash Requirement: $100,000 - $250,000
Net Worth Requirement: $100,000 - $250,000
Royalty Fee: 6%
Initial Investment: $150,800 - $396,600
Third-party financing: Yes

Is Sweet Charlie's a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Sweet Charlie's is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Sweet Charlie's a Home Based franchise?

No. Sweet Charlie's is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Sweet Charlie's Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Sweet Charlie's franchisees make. Sweet Charlie's offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Sweet Charlie's Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Sweet Charlie's franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Sweet Charlie's Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Sweet Charlie's franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Sweet Charlie's Looking for International franchisees?

No. Sweet Charlie's franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Sweet Charlie's Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Sweet Charlie's franchises for sale. We may have Sweet Charlie's franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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