Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No
Like a gourmet french fry stand, and icecream stand is also an excellent choice for a new business enterprise.You can get started for less than a $10,000 investment and run thebusiness on a part-time or seasonal basis.
Good operating locations foran ice cream stand include mall food courts, beach areas or smallstorefronts on main streets. Additionally, an ice cream stand can alsobe operated on a mobile basis by converting an enclosed trailer ordelivery van into an ice cream stand. A mobile ice cream stand has manybenefits as opposed to a fixed location due to the fact that you cantransport your business to areas where demand is greatest for theproduct. The profit potential is outstanding, and it’s not uncommon foran established ice cream stand to generate profits in excess of $50,000in a three or four month season.