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U.S. franchise info


When you invest in a Häagen-Dazs Shop you benefit form being part of a brand known by consumers across the world. Our franchisees are ambassadors of the finest products, outstanding customer service and first-class environments.

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$200,000 net worth (not including primary residence, personal automobile, or personal property)
$80,000 liquid asset


Range (year)

Initial Franchise Fee$30,000*
Travel & Living Expenses for Discovery Day
Travel & Living Expenses During 9 Day Training$2,650
Leasehold Improvements$45,000 - $225,000
Deposits and Licenses$7,500 - $17,500
Equipment, Fixtures, & Furnishings$41,000 - $90,000
Opening Inventory$5,000 - $9,000
$1,500 - $2,500
Additional Working Capital Funds - 3 months$10,250 - $63,500

$144,050 - $441,300
Other Fees:
Royalty Fee 4% of Gross Sales
Local Marketing Contribution
1% of Gross Sales
General Marketing Contribution
(for full year; paid in monthly installments)

*Ask about our experienced operator and veteran discount opportunities. Please indicate your Military Status on our  Get Started  form.

**Can be adjusted in proportion to changes in the U.S. Consumer Price Index under a formula stated in the Franchise Agreement.

Note: The amount of your initial investment will vary depending upon a number of factors, including square footage and configuration (e.g. in-line, kiosk, etc.). A detailed explanation of the information presented here is contained in the Häagen-Dazs Franchising Disclosure Document (FDD).