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 […]

Community and Charity at the Heart of What these Smoothie King Franchisees Do

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Although charitable causes may not be at the forefront of every business owners’ mind, they have always been a priority for Brandi and John Sevieri. Smoothie King franchisees of eight years with three Smoothie King locations to their credit, the Sevieris have used their businesses to give back to the community each year. Expanding their […]

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Smoothie King Franchisees Help Honor Memory of 11-Year Old Nephew

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One October afternoon in 2015, Woodbridge, Virginia Smoothie King franchisees Katie and Richard Benjamin received heartbreaking news. Katie’s 11-year-old nephew, Colby Smith, had been tragically killed in a dirt bike accident. An unthinkable event for any family to endure, Colby had been riding with his father and close family friend along a dirt track when […]

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Seeking Multi-Unit Franchise Growth

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As a franchisee, you’re responsible for everything from operations to business development and human resources. Operating a single unit for a first-time business owner can pose many challenges. The obvious benefit of joining a franchise system is the fact that some of the processes listed above are well documented and clarified. So, what happens when […]

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Nutrition and Wellness-Focused Smoothie King Franchisee on Cloud Nine (Hundred)

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When Smoothie King franchisee Bob Viani sold all 17 of his Planet Fitness locations spread across the Hudson Valley region of New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, he was looking to continue his entrepreneurial journey within an industry he loved: nutrition and wellness. At the same time, the Smoothie King mission statement – inspire people […]

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