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Image Describing Smoothie King’s Cleaner Blending Initiative Helps Give Franchisees a Competitive Advantage

Smoothie King’s Cleaner Blending Initiative Helps Give Franchisees a Competitive Advantage

Business with a PurposeSuccess Stories

Scott Kilburn worked in various corporate roles with Yum Brands for 33 years, but he eventually decided he wanted to be a business owner himself. As a frequent customer of Smoothie King, he was drawn to the concept and opened his first store in Allen, Texas in 2011. With his extensive experience with restaurant franchises, […]

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Growth with a Purpose: The Science behind Smoothie King’s Target Development Markets

Ingredients for Success

When it comes to demand, the top concerns for aspiring entrepreneurs typically fall into two categories. They need to determine if there is: 1. Demand for their product at all 2. Significant demand in their specific market Fortunately for franchisees, there’s already an established, proven demand in the first subset. A brand wouldn’t bother expanding […]

Image Describing Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim Wins 2018 Golden Chain Award

Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim Wins 2018 Golden Chain Award

Business with a Purpose

In just 15 years, Wan Kim has gone from opening his first Smoothie King location in South Korea to owning 120 stores to becoming CEO of Smoothie King. And now, he can add Golden Chain Award winner to his long list of accomplishments. Nation’s Restaurant News’ annual Golden Chain Awards honor the best in the […]

Image Describing The Recipe for Success with Smoothie King’s Vendor Relationships

The Recipe for Success with Smoothie King’s Vendor Relationships

Ingredients for Success

For every successful brand, the customer is king. But, just as important as the relationships you build with your guest base, are the relationships you have with your vendors and suppliers. Without the right vendors, and a solid relationship with them, problems within your supply chain become inevitable. After more than 40 years in the […]

Image Describing How $5 Fridays Can Help Boost Brand Awareness and Franchisee Growth

How $5 Fridays Can Help Boost Brand Awareness and Franchisee Growth

Ingredients for Success

Every Friday, Smoothie King franchisees offer guests any medium-sized (32-ounce) smoothie of their choice for just $5 and Meal Replacement Smoothies for $6. It’s just one of the ways we show how committed we are to helping our franchisees achieve their financial goals. Smoothie King’s targeted discounting enables us to offer enticing promotions that bring […]

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