Global Franchise Group, LLC announced today the expansion of Great American Cookies in Puerto Rico with multi-unit operators Dan Margolis, Carol Margolis and Wilson Castillo of A.M.A. Pretzels International, LLP. Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.
A.M.A. Pretzels International, LLP opened two Great American Cookies stores, along with four other of their portfolio stores within a 100-day period, demonstrating the ease of the business model's operations and build-out demands for multi-unit operators. The Great American Cookies stores are located in Plaza Carolina in Carolina, Puerto Rico as well as Plaza Rio Hondo in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
"Global Franchise Group is thrilled to have such outstanding multi-unit franchisees expand the Great American Cookies brand in Puerto Rico," says Global Franchise Group chief development officer John Barber. "Our business is optimal for a multi-unit operator who is looking to diversify their portfolio with a number-one brand in category, turn-key operations and strong franchisor support services."
"Customers love the fresh-baked concept of Great American Cookies in Puerto Rico, and we are already seeing tremendous success," says Dan Margolis, chairman of A.M.A. Pretzels International, LLP. "Great American Cookies has the perfect recipe for multi-unit success – high quality products, simple operating model, a strong recognizable brand and a destination driving Cookie Cake business."
Great American Cookies continues to expand the brand both domestically and internationally with locations across the globe including Bahrain, Guam, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, United States and Puerto Rico.