New Franchisees to Receive 40 Percent Discount on Franchise
(NEW ORLEANS, La.) - February 4, 2013 -
Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., the premier smoothie and
nutritional lifestyle center, announced today a new franchise
development incentive program in celebration of its 40th
anniversary. Beginning today, new franchisees will receive 40
percent off the franchise fee, a savings of $10,000, for the
first 40 agreements signed in 2013.
"At Smoothie King, we are proud of our brand heritage and
excited to mark our 40th anniversary with a new, limited
incentive program for new franchisees," said Smoothie King Global
CEO Wan Kim. "Our goal is to encourage multi-unit development and
continue to position Smoothie King as the most recognized
smoothie concept in the world. We recently posted our
20th consecutive month of positive same store sales. The
future of our brand looks very bright."
Smoothie King is experiencing energized growth under new brand
owner and Global CEO Wan Kim with its plans to add 1,000 new
franchised and corporate locations domestically over the next
five years. Even with more than 500 locations in the U.S.,
Smoothie King still has extensive franchise opportunities
available in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions,
as well as Texas. International development includes master
franchise and corporate expansion in Korea, Singapore and
Malaysia, with 50 new stores planned in Korea and 10 in Singapore
Franchisees should possess a passion for the Smoothie King
brand and desire to help consumers lead a healthier lifestyle.
While restaurant experience is not required, the ideal candidate
should have an entrepreneurial spirit, as well as sales,
marketing, restaurant and/or retail experience.
To learn more about the benefits of owning a Smoothie King,
or contact Natalie Johnson at (985) 635- 6973, ext. 115.
About Smoothie King Franchises Inc.
Smoothie King is the premier Smoothie Bar and Nutritional
Lifestyle Center in the industry. Smoothie King offers guests the
original nutritional fresh-blended smoothie and healthy retail
products, including sports beverages, energy bars, healthy
snacks, vitamin supplements, herbs, minerals and other sports
nutrition products. Smoothie King opened its first location in
1973 and started as the first franchised smoothie bar / health
food store in the United States in 1989. Smoothie King currently
has more than 600 units operating in 32 states, the Caymans and
the Republic of Korea and Singapore. In 2012 Smoothie King was
ranked #1 by Entrepreneur magazine in the juice bar category for
the 19th year, #104 overall on the 2012 Franchise 500 list and
honored as part of the QSR Global 30.
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