Baskin Robbins

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Baskin Robbins
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Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 by brothers-in-law Burt Baskin and Irv Robbins from the merging of their respective ice cream parlors, in Glendale, California. It claims to be the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty stores with 7,300 locations, including nearly 2,500 shops in the United States and over 4,800 located internationally as of December 28, 2013.[4] Baskin-Robbins sells ice cream in nearly 50 countries. The company has been headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts since 2004 after moving from Randolph, Massachusetts.

The Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlors started as separate ventures of Burt Baskin and Irv Robbins, who owned Burton's Ice Cream Shop (opened in 1945) and Snowbird Ice Cream (opened in 1946), respectively. Snowbird Ice Cream offered 21 flavors, a novel concept at that time. When the separate companies merged in 1953, the number of flavors was expanded to 31 flavors

The franchise model created by Burt and Irv decades ago is still used by Baskin-Robbins today. We are 100% franchised, with each owner holding a stake in the business' succes...read more

Country of origin 
US United States
Business established 
1945
Franchising since 
1950
Number of units (worldwide) 
7.415
Target countries 
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Contract type 
Contract duration (years) 
20
Investment level 
Franchise fee 
22.800 EUR
Royalty 
5,90 % of TO/month
Marketing contribution 
6,00 % of TO/month
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