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5 Benefits of a Cleaner Restaurant Franchise Concept

Ingredients for Success

Quick-service restaurants (QSRs) and fast-casual concepts are among the fastest growing segments in the restaurant franchise industry. However, the mess and expenses that come along with kitchen equipment like fryers and grills can be major drawbacks. For franchisees looking to enter the food and beverage space, Smoothie King offers a cleaner franchise concept in more […]

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What Cleaner Blending Means to Us

Business with a PurposeIngredients for Success

Nearly three in four consumers are willing to pay a higher retail price for a food or drink product made with ingredients they recognize and trust. Menu transparency has quickly become less of a novelty and more of a necessity for restaurant concepts. At Smoothie King, our focus has always been on creating Smoothies With […]

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Why this Multi-Unit Franchisee Champions Cleaner Blending Initiative

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 […]

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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 […]

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