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First-Time Nerves: New Smoothie King Franchisees Share Their Stories

Success Stories

The entrepreneurial bug bit LaVon Bullard just about the time her husband Derek was thinking of stepping down from the health care company he founded in 1999. They both knew and loved the Smoothie King brand. Their oldest son worked at a Smoothie King in their hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, Derek was a frequent […]

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What’s Next for the QSR Sector? [Part 2]

Setting the Trends

Part 1 of “What’s Next for the QSR Sector?” highlighted the ongoing transformation of the quick-service restaurant segment toward greater opportunities for customization, transparency with ingredients and even more pronounced push for convenience – especially with drive-thrus. In Part 2, we’re taking a closer look at technology. From in-store equipment that improves operations and consistency […]

Image Describing What’s Next for the QSR Sector? [Part 1]

What’s Next for the QSR Sector? [Part 1]

Setting the Trends

Over the past decade, the quick-service restaurant sector has undergone multiple transformations. Myriad factors, including demographic and psychographic shifts and technology, have motivated QSR concepts to innovate their products, services and operations to stay on trend. Smoothie King is a brand that has been around since 1973 and has evolved into a growing franchise system […]

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Smoothie King Franchisees Shape the Next Generation of Team Members

Business with a Purpose

While the rest of the world vents about the frustrations of managing millennial and Generation Z employees, Smoothie King franchisees offer a refreshing and positive perspective. In fact, outside of promoting the noble mission of inspiring people to live a healthy and active lifestyle, our franchisees say one of the most rewarding aspects of owning […]

Image Describing A Smoothie Franchise That Practices What It Preaches

A Smoothie Franchise That Practices What It Preaches

Business with a PurposeIngredients for Success

At the start of every year, Smoothie King launches its Change a Meal Challenge to help guests achieve success with their annual weight-management resolutions. Through the challenge, we provide an achievable goal of exchanging at least one meal per day with one of Smoothie King’s 20 meal replacement smoothies. Each of the delicious blends is […]

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Franchise Kit


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