Smoothie King Conference: Sales Statistics and New Developments Shared to Take Global Franchise to the Next Level
Nearly 1,000 Partners Gathered in New Orleans for Annual Event
NEW ORLEANS, August 5, 2014 – Nearly 1,000 Smoothie King corporate team members, partner vendors and franchisees from all over the globe gathered in New Orleans this past weekend to discuss future plans for the leading smoothie franchise company. During this conference, sales statistics and new developments were shared, all of which support continued exponential growth of the company.
Among these announcements:
“This year’s conference broke attendance record books. More than 50% more franchisees attended, learning important brand information and participating in valuable break outs designed to help their business grow,” said Wan Kim, owner and CEO of Smoothie King. “There was a great energy and excitement surrounding this conference, as Smoothie King continues to grow and evolve focused on smoothies with a purpose.”
About Smoothie King Franchises, Inc.
Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. is a privately held, New Orleans-area-based franchise company with more than 690 units worldwide. By creating each smoothie with a purpose, Smoothie King makes it simple and pleasurable for guests to achieve their individual health goals. The franchise also offers a number of healthy retail products, including sports beverages, energy bars, vitamin supplements and more.
Smoothie King was founded in 1973 by Steve Kuhnau, whose mission was to help others achieve better health in a tasty way. In 1989, Smoothie King became the first franchised smoothie bar/health food store in the U.S. and currently operates in 33 states, the Caymans, Singapore and the Republic of Korea. In 2014, Smoothie King was ranked No. 1 by Entrepreneur magazine in the juice bar category for the 21st year and No. 86 overall on the 2014 Franchise 500 list. Visit www.smoothieking.com or www.smoothiekingfranchise.com; engage on Facebook www.facebook.com/SmoothieKing; follow on Twitter at http://twitter.com/smoothieking.
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