Country Style Ice Cream Franchise

Ice cream shoppe


Country Style was founded in 1947 when Wayne Lindgren decided to follow his brother Chester "Whitey" Lindgren into the world of ice cream. The brothers collaborated to produce a quality soft serve mix and Wayne along with his wife Desyl opened the first Country Style on 23rd Avenue and 43rd Street in Moline, Illinois. Later, Whitey and Wayne joined forces at the 16th Street and 23rd Avenue Moline store. Wayne eventually bought out Whitey's share of the business. Committed to quality, Wayne and Desyl then set out to establish Country Style as the finest quality soft serve ice cream in the country. Throughout the years, their dedication and hard work produced a following that spread across the country. The words "tastes like homemade" are often heard at Country Style and can be attributed to the high standards originally set by Wayne and Desyl.

Kent Kindelsperger purchased Country Style on February 8, 1988 and continues to head the company. After experimenting with different store venues, Country Style has found a niche and brand with a free standing dairy farm building that serves exceptional ice cream.

Country Style's history as a top quality soft serve ice cream provider sets a strong foundation to market the brand across the country.

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How much does it cost to open a Country Style Ice Cream Franchise?

The investment required to open a Country Style Ice Cream Franchise is between $240,000-$265,000.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $240,000-$265,000
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Grand Opening Of The 4th Official Franchise
On Thursday, June 4th from 4pm-6pm, Country Style Ice Cream and Hawaiian Style Coffee will hold a Grand Opening at the 4th official franchise on 53rd Street just east of Division in Davenport. We'll start the event with a ribbon cutting at 4:30pm and will have plenty of samples of Country Style Ice ...

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Training
The initial training program shall be approximately 50 hours over eight days in duration. Franchisee shall complete initial training program at least three weeks before the commencement of operation of the franchised store.

It is not a requirement to be an owner/operator. However, it is required that the owner participate in the training program and highly encouraged that the owner participate in the operation of the store at a level that control can be maintained.

Business Experience:
The most important qualification is the willingness to sacrifice the time necessary to establish a successful operation. Financial strength and management ability or experiences are also key ingredients.

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Country Style Ice Cream Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Country Style Ice Cream


2140 16th St
Moline, IL
61265

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