Smoothie King Franchises Inc. announced the opening of its second location in the Cayman Islands with BW Ventures Ltd., owned by Barry Bodden and Gary Watler. The latest opening is part of a four-store development agreement for the Cayman Islands, an important market for the brand’s international expansion.
Smoothie King Franchises Inc., the smoothie and nutritional lifestyle center, announced it named Michael Bruno vice president of business development to help drive the brand’s expansion in new and existing markets across the U.S.
Smoothie King Franchises Inc., a smoothie and nutritional lifestyle center, announced strong same-store sales growth of approximately 7.2 percent for the first quarter of 2014.
Smoothie King Franchises Inc. announced its new Veggie Blends, aimed to help guests get their greens in a convenient way. Using carrots and kale, Smoothie King’s three new smoothies, Berry Carrot Dream, Apple Kiwi Kale, and Carrot Kale Dream, offer vitamins and minerals, are under 300 calories, and feature a fruity taste.
Smoothie King Franchises Inc., a smoothie and nutritional lifestyle center, is targeting select cities throughout the Tar Heel State for franchise expansion. With more than 25 stores open in North Carolina, the smoothie chain plans to develop an additional 60 locations in Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, Greensboro, Asheville, Fayetteville, and Wilmington among other surrounding cities across the state.
Smoothie King Franchises Inc. announced a franchise development incentive program giving new franchisees the opportunity to score big savings when they sign a multi-unit agreement to open three Smoothie King locations. As part of the so-called “3-Point Play” development deal, new franchisees will receive at least 40 percent off their franchise fees for each store.
New franchisees will pay an initial franchise fee of $15,000 for their first store and $5,000 for each of the additional two locations.
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.