CANTON, Mass., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, today announced that it is seeking entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest who would like the exclusive scoop on how to own their very own Baskin-Robbins shop. The purchase of an existing shop is perfect for candidates who may not be interested in starting from the ground up, but who have an understanding of the value of local store marketing and brand-building within the community. Limited inventory of existing Baskin-Robbins shops are for sale in Everett, Puyallup, Richland and Seattle, Washington, and in Portland, Oregon.
Baskin-Robbins will be hosting free online webinars on Tuesday, Sept. 20 and Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (PST) for interested candidates. To register for either event, visit http://franchisingevents.dunkinbrands.com/.
"With a 71-year history, Baskin-Robbins offers a fun, rewarding new business opportunity, and buying an existing shop can offer established sales, staff, systems and community presence, which provides more of a turnkey solution for first-time business owners," said Grant Benson, CFE, vice president of global franchising and business development, Dunkin' Brands. "We are looking for local entrepreneurs who have a passion for their communities and are interested in growing this iconic brand throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho."
Baskin-Robbins combines delicious ice cream 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 their business.
Named the top ice cream and frozen dessert franchise in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine's annual Franchise 500® ranking in 2015, 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 more than 7,700 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 1,300 ice cream flavors and a wide variety of delicious treats. 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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