Smoothie King Franchises Inc. unveiled its new store design with the opening of two new locations in South Florida. Smoothie King will hold a grand opening with CEO Wan Kim and president Tom O’Keefe at its new location in Dolphin Mall. Smoothie King’s newly redesigned store in Fort Lauderdale opened last week at 2202 East Oakland Park Blvd.
New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson and Smoothie King owner Wan Kim announced a multi-year agreement reached between the Pelicans and Smoothie King to name the New Orleans Arena the “Smoothie King Center.”
Smoothie King Franchises Inc. experienced its fourth consecutive year of same-store sales growth and development in 2013. Smoothie King’s 93 single-unit and 10 area development agreements are a record for the company, which demonstrates the brand’s commitment to continuing its aggressive growth beyond its 40th year.
Smoothie King Franchises Inc. announced it is targeting Atlanta for franchise expansion. The company, which will unveil its new store design next month in South Florida, is aiming to open 25 new locations in the market over the next five years.
Smoothie King currently has 44 locations in the Atlanta market with three locations planned to open in the next six months in Alpharetta, Suwanee, and Buford. Smoothie King is currently seeking qualified franchisees to develop single- and multi-unit agreements in additional communities within the metro area.
Firm and Burn, a new smoothie from Smoothie King Franchises Inc., rings in the new year by aiming to address two of the most popular resolutions Americans make every year: lose weight and get fit. The Firm and Burn smoothie combines the shaping up benefits of Gladiator, Smoothie King’s proprietary protein supplement, with the weight management benefits of Lean1, Nutrition53’s bestselling fat burning supplement.
Smoothie King Franchises Inc. announced it is targeting Kansas City, Missouri, for franchise expansion. The New Orleans–based company plans to develop an additional 25 units in the market over the next five years.
Smoothie King Franchises Inc., the smoothie and nutritional lifestyle center, announced it has signed eight area development agreements with new and existing franchisees to expand in several markets across the U.S., including Chicago; Dallas; Atlanta; Tallahassee, Florida; Jackson, Mississippi; New Haven, Connecticut; Sarasota, Florida; and Wichita, Kansas, marking a total of more than 100 locations sold in 2013. This signals early success as Smoothie King recently unveiled its new area development agreements designed to help multi-unit franchisees expand their portfolio.
Smoothie King Franchises Inc. reported a same-store sales increase of 10.3 percent for the third quarter, up nearly 5 percent for the year over 2012. Sales were driven primarily by the brand's new Pure Recharge energy smoothie, which Smoothie King introduced in its more than 650 stores worldwide in July.
Smoothie King Franchises announced at its recent annual national franchisee conference that it has named Roger and Stephanie Wilder of Denham Springs, Louisiana “Franchisee of the Year.”
The Wilders were selected for excellence in store operations, customer service, and community dedication, as well as their strong passion to help guests lead healthier lifestyles. The couple has garnered the title seven of the past eight years.
Smoothie King Franchises is proud to announce it has awarded nearly 100 stores from across its international network with the eight annual King’s Klub award.
Smoothie King’s most prestigious honor, the King’s Klub, acknowledges franchisees’ top-performing stores with annual sales of more than $500,000.
The smoothie concept saw a 41 percent increase in King’s Klub recipients compared to the previous year. At the inception of the King’s Klub in 2005, the first seven stores were honored for their achievements.