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

MomentumSetting the Trends

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 […]

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Building on Smoothie King Franchise Momentum

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 […]

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Why Consumers are Leading the Charge for Cleaner Restaurant Franchises

Ingredients for SuccessSetting the Trends

With varying tastes and diets around the world, “healthy eating” can look different to everyone. Still, one thing resonates globally – the call for cleaner ingredients and greater food transparency. Three-fourths of the world’s consumers say they’re concerned about the long-term health impact of artificial ingredients. And, when it comes to cleaner eating, consumers are […]

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4 Reasons to Expand Your Multi-Unit/Multi-Brand Franchise Portfolio with a Smoothie Franchise

Ingredients for SuccessUncategorized

Multi-unit franchising can be a successful way for individual entrepreneurs and investment groups to facilitate growth and wealth creation. However, a rapidly expanding segment of franchisees are not only multi-unit investors, but multi-brand owners as well – particularly within the restaurant segment. Operators are seeking out ways to diversify their investments to mitigate risk and […]

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3 Simple Ways Smoothie King Invests in Our Franchisees

Business with a PurposeIngredients for Success

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 experiences help us speak the same language as franchise owners, including unit-level economics. We constantly look at ways to improve profitability and gauge the success […]

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