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Franchisee Philanthropy for the Holiday Season and Beyond

Business with a PurposeSuccess Stories

Tonya Brigham, a Smoothie King franchisee in Bowie, Maryland, is well known for her generosity. In business circles, she’s also known for being a very savvy business woman. Since opening in 2014, her store has been exceeding her performance expectations. Tonya will tell you the two are linked. Because she gives so much, consumers in […]

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What it Means to be a Satisfied Franchisee

Business with a PurposeIngredients for Success

The relationship between franchisor and franchisee is just as important to the success of any franchise as the relationships built between store owner, team members and their guests. Current franchisees are a key indicator of the success of a product, the franchise system and the nature of the culture they work in. Satisfied franchisees help […]

Multi-Unit Franchisees Make a Legacy Investment in Smoothie King

Business with a PurposeSuccess Stories

New Orleans-based Smoothie King franchisees Yvette and Steve Shields understand a thing or two about legacy. For one, they have worked tirelessly to become multi-unit franchisees and create a business that their children may one day take over. Secondly, the Shields also own an important part of Smoothie King’s history – its first store. Both […]

Why We Remain Dedicated to Product Innovation: New Stevia-Based Sweetener

Business with a PurposeIngredients for Success

Smoothie King is committed to being an integral part of every health and fitness journey and is continually making strides to make nutrition-focused choices an easy and delicious option. Smoothie King franchisees can be confident they are fulfilling that purpose for each and every one of their guests. In order to stay on the cutting […]

Ernst & Young Name Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year

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In June, Ernst & Young (EY) announced Wan Kim, CEO of Smoothie King, received the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year® award. He was selected by an independent panel of judges for the honor in the Consumer Products category in the Gulf Coast Area. EY’s award recognizes entrepreneurs who excel in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment […]

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