Cold Stone Creamery

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November 2013

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June 2013

Old favorites, new strategies keeping ice cream alive as fro-yo explodes.

This year, Cold Stone Creamery is celebrating 25 years of the “Ultimate Ice Cream Experience.”

From the first store opening in Tempe, Arizona, in 1988, Cold Stone Creamery has expanded its passion for making fresh ice cream every day in every store in 25 countries and more...

The Cold Stone Creamery brand continues to pave its way internationally with its newest locations in Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.

The brand, which has spread to 20 countries, is teaming up with a variety of master partners in order to expand the ice cream concept into key strategic markets...

The Cold Stone Creamery brand continues to develop an expanding international footprint with upcoming locations in the Philippines and Bangladesh. 

The brand is teaming up with a master partner in each market to expand the ice cream concept throughout Asia.

Kahala, the parent...

Cold Stone Creamery launched a new catering program at select locations nationwide November 1. The new catering offerings include five unique, miniature novelties - Cake Bites, Cake Pops, Mini Cones, Canapés, and Cone-olis. Whether it’s a birthday, wedding, retirement party, or just...

OLO, the fastest-growing digital commerce engine for restaurants, announced a $5 million dollar Series B financing from PayPal and existing investors. 

The New York–based company is hiring as it aggressively scales operations for a breakout year in 2013.

OLO allows...

Cold Stone Creamery launched a new catering program at select locations nationwide.

The new catering offerings include five unique, miniature novelties: Cake Bites, Cake Pops, Mini Cones, Canapés, and Cone-olis.

Whether it’s a birthday, wedding, retirement party, or just...

August 2012

Want to know which 15 brands are knocking on the QSR 50's door? Some are old favorites, others are new to the list, but they're all trying their hardest to climb their way into the Top 50 ranks.

51 McAlister’s Deli rank last year: 52...

Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes this summer’s crop of seasonal limited-time offers from quick-serve and fast-casual chains. From retro ice cream flavors to salad-sandwich combinations, brands are looking to attract customers with innovation this summer while hearkening back...

Cold Stone Creamery invites Canadians on an epic mission of ice cream happiness as it introduces the new Cold Stone Blast, Canada's newest super-premium blended ice cream treat made with real Canadian cream and Cold Stone's signature mix-ins.

In celebration of the introduction of...

A group of Cold Stone Creamery franchisees filed a lawsuit against the company this week over a dispute relating to the company’s Flexible Marketing Plan (FMP) and gift-card breakage policy.

The law firm of Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. filed the lawsuit in Miami-Dade...

Cold Stone Creamery will offer a limited time addition, Hot for Cookie, to their Hot Stone Warm and Delicious plated dessert line beginning January 18.

 

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DTT Surveillance announced an exclusive surveillance partnership with Cold Stone Creamery franchisee, Four Dips, LLC. 

The installations at all Wisconsin-based Four Dips restaurants were recently completed, concluding the enterprise-wide rollout of DTT’s loss prevention...

Today, OLO Online Ordering announced the newest user of its powerful mobile ordering platform, www.coldstonecakes.mobi. Created for super-premium ice cream brand...

Cold Stone Creamery is bringing out The Caramel Turtle Treat Ice Cream Pie this holiday season, combining the fan favorite Sweet Cream Ice Cream with pecans, caramel, and rich fudge in a Graham Cracker Pie Crust - all covered in fluffy white frosting. It’s sure to delight!

September 2011

As consumers increasingly seek healthy, great-tasting food, it seems that more chefs and restaurant operators are looking to fruit as a perfect ingredient for menu items.

The health benefits are obvious. Most fruit is low in fat, sodium, and calories; full of vitamins and minerals; and...

Cold Stone Creamery announced that it is rolling out its new frozen yogurt offering to all locations nationwide.

The frozen yogurt, which launched in select locations in January, will be available alongside the chain’s signature ice cream for customers to choose when customizing...

Cold Stone Creamery’s Tastemaster is unveiling four new innovative ice cream flavors as part of the Gold Cone Collection. Throughout the prime ice cream season, Cold Stone Creamery locations will add these unique flavors and new ice cream creations into the line-up of indulgent treats....

Cold Stone Creamery is launching ColdStoneCakes.com, a new online cake ordering website. Cold Stone’s Ice Cream Cakes feature layers of cake and ice cream, topped with fudge ganache or white frosting....

Cold Stone Creamery kicked off 2011 with an aggressive international growth plan, signing three new partners in three new countries. The brand and its parent company, Kahala, have entered into franchising agreements with three partners to deliver the ice cream experience into these new regions...

Cold Stone Creamery, known for premium customizable ice cream Creations, is adding a new line of treats in locations nationwide—the Plated Desserts line. Debuting at an introductory price of $4.99, the Plated Desserts line combines classic indulgences, such as brownies, churros, and funnel...