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Business with a Purpose

  • 5 Examples of Purpose-Driven Charitable Giving

    Because our mission lies in the transformative power of purpose, philanthropy and community outreach are central tenets of the Smoothie King brand. In every way possible, we work to fulfill our ... Read More
  • How Our Partnership with the Challenged Athletes Foundation Has Helped Change Lives

    At Smoothie King, we want to help all our guests find their purpose, identify why they’re coming to Smoothie King and enable them to live healthy and active lifestyles. Our partnership with the ... Read More
  • 3 Simple Ways Smoothie King Invests in Our Franchisees

    As a franchisor, we can relate to Smoothie King franchisees. With more than 25 corporate-owned locations, we experience many of the same challenges and victories as our franchisees. The shared ... Read More

Business with a Purpose | Success Stories

  • Franchisee Philanthropy for the Holiday Season and Beyond

    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 businesswoman. Since opening in 2014, her ... Read More

Ingredients for Success

  • Clean Blends™: A Year Later

    A tireless commitment to the strength of our brand and business has positioned Smoothie King as a category leader for more than four decades. However, you can’t generate nearly half a century of ... Read More
  • 5 Powerfully Simple Standards for Great Guest Experiences

    There are five key standards consumers expect when they walk into a restaurant. Missing the mark on any one of these can turn your guest into a one-time visitor. But, if you are firing on all five ... Read More
  • What is the Keto Diet and How is it Impacting Restaurant Franchise Owners?

    Every year, 45 million Americans go on a diet. But, it wasn’t until recently that the ketogenic, or keto, regimen made its way into the mainstream, even becoming the most-Googled diet of 2018 . As ... Read More

Momentum

  • Why We’re Targeting the Northeast to Expand the Smoothie King Franchise Footprint

    Focusing the growth of our smoothie franchise system in the northeast region of the United States is part of our post-1,000 th store opening plan . The opportunity for expansion in that area is ... Read More
  • We Reached Our Goal of 1,000 Smoothie King Stores – Now What?

    We opened our 1,000th Smoothie King store in Richardson, Texas, on August 23, 2018. While many other brands may become complacent after reaching such a momentous goal, we at Smoothie King are always ... Read More
  • What Are the Key Growth Markets for Smoothie King in 2019?

    https://smoothiekingfranchise.scorpionwebsite.com/~/blog/2019/july/what-are-the-key-growth-markets-for-smoothie-kin/ Although Smoothie King reached the 1,000-store benchmark in 2018, we don’t plan on ... Read More

Setting the Trends

  • How Big is the Smoothie Market in 2020?

    Smoothie sales are skyrocketing. By 2024, the juice and smoothie industry is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.98 percent and achieve a market valuation of $17 billion . ... Read More
  • Are QSR Franchises a Strong Investment?

    Restaurants have strong representation among the top 10 biggest franchises worldwide , and food and beverage concepts have long been a popular choice for aspiring franchise owners. Leading the charge ... Read More
  • Why We Create Smoothies with Our Guests’ Purpose in Mind

    Smoothies are among the fastest-growing segments in the beverages market . Experiencing an 80 percent increase in consumption in just five years, smoothies have quickly become a major component of ... Read More

Success Stories

  • Behind This Former Salesman’s Big Plans for Smoothie King Franchise Growth

    Most parents won’t find their 13-year-old son reading Napoleon Hill’s classic 1937 self-improvement book, “Think and Grow Rich” in his spare time. John Clancy’s parents did. Growing up, John was wired ... Read More
  • Military Experience Helps this Veteran Smoothie King Owner Avoid Many Traditional QSR Franchise Challenges

    United States Air Force colonels typically command a wing, which consists of 1,000 to 3,000 lower-ranking airmen. Overseeing a couple of managers and 24 to 36 employees at three Smoothie King ... Read More
  • How this Business Owner’s Weight Loss Inspired Him to Become a Smoothie King Franchisee

    A Las Vegas-based entrepreneur began his path towards becoming a Smoothie King franchisee at a media and technology company. As a co-founder of the agency and working with different social media ... Read More