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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 looking forward. For us, that achievement brought us one step further on our mission of inspiring people to live a healthy and active […]

What Are the Key Growth Markets for Smoothie King in 2019?


Although Smoothie King reached the 1,000-store benchmark in 2018, we don’t plan on slowing our growth. There are still boundless opportunities to bring Smoothies With A Purpose® to consumers all across the country in 2019. Here’s where we start: Back to What Works Smoothie King currently occupies markets in 34 states, and that’s where we […]

What’s Driving the Franchise Industry’s Move toward Multi-Unit Ownership?

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As a record number of franchisees look to expand their portfolios, they’re proving that when it comes to franchise ownership, there’s often power in numbers. Multi-unit owners control more than half of the 400,000 franchises in the United States – an ownership figure that continues to climb each year. Many franchisees are finding that the […]

Building on Smoothie King Franchise Momentum


When Smoothie King founder Steve Kuhnau started blending Smoothies With a Purpose® in 1973, the industry was nearly non-existent. Part of a $3 billion industry, smoothies are now one of the fastest-growing segments in the beverage market. While the market is growing, Smoothie King has never been the type of brand to get complacent. We […]

1,000 Smoothie King Locations: A Historic Milestone in Perspective

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No matter how large Smoothie King grows, we’re never too big to forget our commitment to the local community or to our purpose of inspiring people to live a healthy and active lifestyle and work to achieve their wellness goals. That perspective was clearly reflected on August 23, 2018, when Smoothie King’s 1,000th store opened […]

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