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If you start today, your Rita’s franchise could be open by spring

From your first phone call to cutting the ribbon at your Grand Opening, here’s your journey to becoming a Rita’s franchise owner In the age of Google, shopping for a franchise is nothing like it was 20 or even 10...

Why Rita’s is a great family franchise

Our happy atmosphere and simplicity of operations make it the perfect place for your family to work together on your future Sometimes, running a business is a family affair, and that’s true even in franchising. Among our owners, we have...

What you get for your startup costs

Rita’s initial investment is more affordable than most restaurant franchises, and the value is excellent when you consider what you’re really getting Food franchises are sometimes seen as an expensive proposition, but it depends entirely on the scope of the...

Rita’s Italian Ice announces 4 new franchise store openings

Rita’s franchise growth gets off to a strong start in 2019 with Q1 openings establishing momentum Stepping up to increase Rita’s franchise growth was one of our goals for 2019, and we’re getting off to a strong start with four...

Our seasonal franchises reap big rewards every spring on Opening Day

No matter how un-spring like the weather may be, brand fans brave the weather for their favorite first sign of spring: Rita’s grand re-opening March 20 is a big day for a couple of reasons. It’s the first day of...

How to gain brand fans in a new market

When you introduce Rita’s frozen dessert franchise in a new territory, our unique products and business model create big advantages. Here’s how to claim your market. You’re not just opening any old ice cream franchise. You’re opening a Rita’s Italian...

Rita’s Italian Ice named top franchise for veterans

Entrepreneur magazine includes Rita’s frozen desserts franchise among the top franchise picks for veterans transitioning to civilian life Rita’s Italian Ice was once again named among the top franchises for veterans by Entrepreneur magazine. The skills you gained in the military...

A double? Why not a triple?

Rita’s franchise is the perfect business model to stack up into a multi-unit franchise investment for your portfolio Rita’s simple business model and flexible footprints make it easy to to scale a multi-unit operation quickly. Rita’s franchises welcomes single-unit investors, but...

Rita’s Italian Ice could be one of your best bets for 2019

Entrepreneur magazine names frozen desserts as Top Franchise Category, and we’re already one of the best frozen dessert franchises around Frozen desserts are hot. Entrepreneur magazine proclaims the frozen desserts as one of the Top 10 Franchise Categories of 2019. Entrepreneur...

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