CANTON, Mass. — Aggressive franchise expansion and a major new store design have been announced by Baskin-Robbins Canada, a division of Canton, Mass.-based Baskin Robbins.
“We are actively seeking new Baskin-Robbins franchisees throughout Canada,” said Bob Tipple, director and general manager for Baskin-Robbins Canada, which has been operating in Canada for approximately 40 years.
“We are currently looking for entrepreneurs with a strong financial background and a passion for their local communities.”
The new international design has been rolled out in Baskin-Robbins locations in Ottawa and Thornhill, Ont., and the company plans to remodel between 10 and 15 locations across the country in 2012.
Franchise opportunity candidates, with an initial focus on Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, must meet Baskin-Robbins’s established minimum financial requirements, including a minimum net worth of $300,000 and minimum liquid assets of $125,000 per location.