Cookie is not crumbling for Larne business owners

Brian and Claire McRandal from Larne, founders of The Cookie Box.  INLT 47-676-CON
Brian and Claire McRandal from Larne, founders of The Cookie Box. INLT 47-676-CON

A Larne couple who founded a successful chain of milkshake and cookie shops in are planning to expand their operation across Northern Ireland.

The Cookie Box, a customised milkshake and fresh baked cookie chain with three company owned branches in Belfast, is set to expand further as potential franchisees wish to get behind the brand.

With a number of successful franchises currently operating, the business hopes to attract even more in towns vthroughout the province.

The Cookie Box was founded and is operated by Larne couple, Brain and Claire McRandal.

Since the firm’s beginning in 2008, the colourful brand has become a recognisable part of theBelfast high street and has expanded as a result.

The opportunity to own a Cookie Box is available to potential franchisees who wish to involve themselves in the growing brand. With the low set-up costs between £25k - £35k and a 50 per cent discount on initial fees, The Cookie Box is amongst the most cost effective franchises in the UK and Ireland.

The light hearted yet community orientated business has big plans for the future of its brand. The

Cookie Box’s unique culture is based around the firm belief that business endeavours cannot only provide a potential franchisee with a highly rewarding lifestyle, but create new jobs and support the economy of the local areas where the new franchises will be located.

The perfect candidate to own a Cookie Box is passionate about the milkshakes, cookies and customers, yet understand that they will play an important part in the future of The Cookie Box in the local communities around Northern Ireland

Brian said: “The communities we operate in are very important to us. I feel that companies such as The Cookie Box can help bring prosperity to the many communities in Northern Ireland and we are all really excited by the prospect of boosting the local economy of these towns.”

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