American franchisor Cold Stone Creamery is looking to chill the Australian market. While operating in 18 countries, the brand’s horrific franchising reputation in the U.S. ensures slow growth in a tough Down Under market.
Guam’s Metico Pacific and US chain Marble Slab Creamery plan 30 stores in Australia. Marble Slab owner, Global Franchise Group, have a large investment portfolio including Wetzel's Pretzels and giant loser, Quizno's.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Blue MauMau) - Last Tuesday, Joshua Becker, the senior vice president and assistant general counsel of Cold Stone Creamery alerted its franchise community of an article in the November/December issue of Franchise Times magazine by this reporter.