The city has numerous tax incentives that make small business ownership easier.
Tennessee has no property or state income taxes.
Memphis is consistently ranked 12% lower than the national average for the cost of living.
With its mix of urban and rural areas, there is truly something for everyone in Memphis, including hundreds of live music venues that draw millions of music lovers to this vibrant city every year.
We’ve been helping make memories, one scoop at a time, since 1945, and with more than 7,800 locations across the globe, we’re one of the best businesses to start in Memphis.
Ranked #1 ice cream franchise opportunity by Entrepreneur in 2021
Ranked in QSR
Magazine’s “QSR 50”
Ranked in Franchise Times’
annual “Top 200”
Baskin-Robbins is part of the Inspire Brands™ family, the second-largest restaurant company in the US, allowing us to offer superior support and unmatched purchasing power from the very start. With all Baskin-Robbins® shop owned and operated by franchisees, you can look forward to:
No industry experience? No problem! Baskin-Robbins provides a comprehensive operating system designed to help build business along with a world-class training program that features:
While we’re a big name in ice cream, ours is one of the most affordable franchise investments in the industry. Take a look at some numbers.
People love ice cream in Memphis — and all over the country — with the average American eating approximately 20 pounds of it a year. The world’s love of ice cream is not cooling down anytime soon, either! Take a look at these ice cream trends…
What these stats demonstrate is that the consumption of ice cream is a popular pastime, and your Baskin-Robbins shop will be there to cater to the demand.
We offer store designs to fit almost any location, with real estate and construction experts ready to assist in development and build-out.
This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. Currently, the following states regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of or want to locate a franchise in one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your state.
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