3 Non-Traditional Locations for Your Dessert Franchise

Many people recognize Great American Cookies because from our shopping mall locations, but did you know there is significant demand for our product at other, non-traditional venues too? Here’s a quick look at some of the non-traditional locations that are a perfect fit for a Great American Cookies dessert franchise.

Open a Dessert Franchise: Military Bases

You might be surprised to learn that military bases actually make perfect locations for Great American Cookies dessert franchises. Military bases are home to more than just active duty military personnel; they also house many companies who contract with the military. Whether or not you’re a soldier, everyone loves a fresh-baked cookie! Just like any other urban hub, military personnel take lunch breaks, need to be entertained on their days off, have celebrations to plan, and children to care for. These are just a few of the reasons that military personnel are great potential Great American Cookies customers.


Every day thousands of travelers make their way through our country’s airports. Oftentimes they are hungry, tired, and a little cranky after waiting in security lines or for a connecting flight. Quick service restaurants like Great American Cookies are great options for these travelers because they can get an enjoyable snack or meal quickly as they make their way to their gate. This level of foot traffic means plenty of potential customers to entice with the comforting aroma of baking cookies, and this is just one reason why airports make great locations for a Great American Cookies dessert franchise.

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Entertainment Centers

Americans love to be entertained, and there are plenty of places they go to do just that: Amusement parks, movie theaters, family fun centers, and bowling alleys are just a few examples. These crowds of people are looking for fun things to eat during their fun-filled day, and our quickly-prepared, festive cookie selection fits the bill. Parents love that they can order a Great American Cookie quickly, with minimal waiting once they’ve placed their order.  These are just a few reasons to seek out entertainment centers are the location for your Great American Cookies franchise.

If you’re considering opening a dessert franchise with Great American Cookies, reach out to us today for more information.

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