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What First-Time Franchisees Need to Know about Financing

Ingredients for Success

Financial capital is a barrier to entry for many new entrepreneurs. In fact, 82 percent of businesses that fail do so because of cash flow problems. However, franchise opportunities operate a bit differently. Franchising seeks to simplify many aspects of business ownership, even financing. While independent business owners often seek traditional bank loans, franchise brands […]

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Living a Healthy and Active Lifestyle as a Smoothie King Franchisee

Business with a PurposeSuccess Stories

To be a successful small-business owner, you must have a life outside of business. Otherwise, you risk burnout, which not only may affect your health, but your business as well. New franchisees can expect to spend most of their waking hours getting their business up and running. But, after they do, they have to devote […]

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How Smoothie King Found the Perfect Blender

Ingredients for Success

One of the most important things contributing to Smoothie King’s growth – besides franchisees and nutritious ingredients – is only about 18 inches tall. The blender. It is the most important piece of equipment in every Smoothie King store, responsible for blending millions of smoothies a year. The blender is a powerful little machine with […]

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Smoothie King Husband and Wife Duo are Best Friends, Business Partners and Travel Addicts

Success Stories

Paul and Holly Alfonso are great business partners. They’re also pretty crazy about each other. “We’re best friends,” Paul said. “It’s easy. We’ve worked together for so long, and we complement each other well. Her personality is strong in certain ways, and mine is strong in other ways.” Together, the pair has launched eight Smoothie […]

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4 Ways Smoothie King Franchisees Can Get Involved with Local Organizations

Ingredients for Success

Smoothie King franchisees frequently place great importance on getting involved at the local level. Our brand’s vision is to be an integral part of every health and fitness journey, so it’s essential for franchisees to build relationships with guests and the communities where they operate. Franchisees in general have much to gain from getting involved […]

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