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 | Jun 2016

Soft serve: The popularity of ice cream will buoy demand, despite increased health consciousness

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
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Ice Cream and Gelato Store Franchises industry has increased during the current five-year period. 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. Industry revenue growth will be more subdued over the next five years, as competition from healthier, frozen yogurt substitutes intensifies. Consumers are increasingly moving away from ice cream and gelato stores, as the level of health consciousness in the United States rises. However, ice cream and gelato's popularity during warm summer months is expected to cushion the industry from any serious declines in demand.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Ice Cream and Gelato Store Franchises industry is in the growth phase of its life cycle. The industry's value added, which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is projected to rise at an annualized rate of 3.7% in the ten years to 2021. This compares to GDP growth of 2.2% over the same period. Ice cream and gelato franchises provide popular frozen snacks to consumers, and there is wide market acceptance of these products. However, increasing the health consciousness of consumers has discouraged some people from indulging in the fatty and sugary treats industry operators provide.

Furthermore, the number of industry establishments is projected to increase at an annualized rate of 0.9% in the 10 years to 2021... 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 nonfranchise 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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