Smoothie King Franchise

Smoothie King Franchises creates each smoothie with a “purpose” making it simple and pleasurable for guests to achieve their individual health goals. Their stores offer a number of nutritious retail products, including sports beverages, energy bars, vitamin supplements and more.

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Smoothie King Franchise Opportunity

Become a part of the world’s largest smoothie brand with over 1300 locations open worldwide! We are rapidly expanding and looking for passionate, dedicated individuals like you to help us take our smoothie franchise to the next level. At Smoothie King, we provide masterfully crafted blends to support our guests’ healthy and active lifestyles. In return, we have had positive same store sales growth for over 10 years.

Our promise is to encourage guests in their pursuit of a healthy, active lifestyle. And to make Smoothies that not only nutritionally support health and fitness goals, but actually help guests reach them. To fulfill this promise we are committed to blending a more nutritious Smoothie — with organic veggies, more whole fruits and without artificial preservatives, flavors, colors or any of the ingredients on our “No No List.

As a Smoothie King franchise owner, you’ll have access to:

  • World-class training and support
  • Comprehensive marketing services
  • A business model that’s been tested and perfected for over 48+ years
  • And a proven record of success from top rankings on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list for over 28 years

Franchising with Smoothie King

Business Model

We are a lifestyle and smoothie brand focused on inspiring our guests to live a healthy and active lifestyle by developing masterfully crafted smoothies to fit our guests’ health and fitness needs. We operate a low labor, scalable business model and are a leader in the $2 billion smoothie industry. Our products resonate with today’s consumer that is looking for healthy, affordable options to fuel their active lifestyles.

Key Benefits
  • A lifestyle brand with the sole purpose of inspiring people to live a healthy and active lifestyle
  • The #1 smoothie franchise operating in more than 30 states with over 1,300 locations worldwide
  • A 48-year-old leader in the $2 billion smoothie industry, with plenty of available markets!
  • A scale-able concept with very flexible traditional & non-traditional formats with/without Drive Thru
  • Strong off-premise business that resonates with today’s consumer
  • Great opportunity to diversify a restaurant portfolio
  • A light labor model with a simple menu and basic operations
Marketing Support

Yes, people love our Smoothies, but we don’t ever take that love for granted. We use resourceful marketing strategies and tactics to keep our regular guests coming back and to attract new ones. From your very first day as a Smoothie King franchisee, you’ll already have the recognition as a leader in the healthy, fresh-blended, nutritional Smoothie segment with access to a great portfolio of effective products, materials, and tools you can use to grow your new business.

We provide franchise owners full access to our marketing support and expertise. From developing your opening marketing plan to sustaining your success, our field marketing teams are experienced, courteous, and driven toward results. No matter the topic, we are available to help you face any challenges your business may experience.

Training Programs

As an experienced franchise brand with 48+ years of proven history, we have perfected our training and support techniques over the years. Because we’ve found that thorough training is a huge key to your success, we’ll give you complete training on all things Smoothie King and bestow our knowledge unto you in three phases. As a franchisee, you will have access to our comprehensive intranet for all your operational, training, and support needs.

Of course, we don’t stop there. We’ll also back you up with ongoing support. From your very first day as a Smoothie King franchise owner, you’ll have the full support of over 1300+ stores and our Smoothie King Corporate Team. You’ll always have someone ready to answer any questions you may have. And we’ll always be there to help you make your business the best.

Our comprehensive training process happens in 4 phases:

Phase 1 – Orientation – A one-day introductory session where we will introduce you to multiple departments and begin the pre-opening process with you.

Phase 2 – Management Training – Our 4-week management training program takes place every month in our Training Center in Dallas. This comprehensive, hands-on course will familiarize you with our core product knowledge and our operational systems.

Phase 3 – Store Opening – One of our New Store Trainers will visit your store for up to five days to make sure you are ready to open your doors.

Phase 4 – Ongoing Support – Our field and corporate support teams are experienced, courteous, and driven toward results. No matter what the topic, we are available to help you face any challenges your business may experience.

Smoothie King Cost & Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

  • Initial Investment

    The total estimated cost for establishing the business (including: franchise fee, fixed assets, inventory, deposits, other fees and costs, and the working capital required for initial start-up).

    $320,301 - $1,184,865
  • Net Worth Requirement

    Net worth is the value of all assets, minus the total of all liabilities (what is owned minus what is owed).

    $300,000
  • Cash Requirement

    Your liquid capital, or the cash you need on-hand in order to be able to enter into the franchise agreement.

    $100,000

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Smoothie King Franchises creates each smoothie with a “purpose” making it simple and pleasurable for guests to achieve their individual health goals. Their stores offer a number of nutritious retail products, including sports beverages, energy bars, vitamin supplements and more.

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  • Cash Required: $100,000
  • Net Worth Required: $300,000
  • Total Startup Investment: $320,301 - $1,184,865
  • Franchising Since: 1986
  • US/Canada Franchise Units: 1072

Available Markets

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AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY