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Ice Cream & Gelato Store Franchises in the US: Market Research Report

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Ice Cream & Gelato Store Franchises Market Research Report | Business Franchises | Food & Beverage Franchises | Dec 2013

Soft serve: Rising costs and increasing health consciousness will melt industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Ice Cream & Gelato Store Franchises market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Baskin-Robbins Baskin-Robbins market share
Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery market share
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen market share
Rita's Italian Ice Rita's Italian Ice market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-0.8%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
81,661
Businesses
7,698
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Ice Cream and Gelato Store Franchises industry has been in slow decline during the five years to 2013. Several factors have been influencing demand for ice cream and gelato, especially the increasing health consciousness of consumers, higher input costs and the emergence of frozen yogurt. This is because health conscious consumers are less likely to purchase ice cream and gelato. Furthermore, frozen yogurt has gained popularity as a substitute to ice cream and this increased competition has negatively impacted industry revenue. In the five years to 2018, the industry is expected to continue experiencing declining demand, as input prices and the level of health consciousness in the United States increases.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Companies in the Ice Cream and Gelato Store Franchises industry serve ice cream, gelato, beverages and other miscellaneous products. Ice cream and gelato is mostly served for consumption off premises, however, stores that serve for consumption on premises also exist. Other goods in this industry include items such as candy bars and chewing gum.

Over the past five years, the industry has experienced increased demand for premium and low-fat products. Increased discretionary spending, due to rising disposable income and consumer confidence, has caused individuals to purchase novelty flavors and high-end goods. Additionally, increasing health consciousness has caused some consumers to demand low-fat and non-fat products... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Ice Cream & Gelato Store Franchises Industry?

Industry operators primarily serve ice cream or gelato. Corporate-owned establishments and frozen yogurt stores are not included in this industry. Reports in IBISWorld’s Business Franchise collection focus solely on the operation of franchised outlets and exclude non-franchise data. These reports also show the total number of franchise outlets, franchise revenue and the average profit margin earned by franchisees. Our reports also highlight the largest franchisors by market share.

Industry Products
Ice cream and gelato served for consumption on premisesIce cream and gelato served at table by serverSelf-service beveragesIce cream and gelato served through drive-throughIce cream and gelato for consumption off premisesBeverages served for consumption off premises
 
Industry Activities
Selling ice creamSelling gelatoSelling beverages


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