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Growing on Purpose: Best Practices for Franchisors to Scale their System with Conviction in Today’s World

Less than 10 years ago, Smoothie King had no more than 533 locations worldwide and was well-known for its delicious – but not necessarily nutritious – smoothies.

It’s a different story now, both for the business and the brand. We still maintain our position as the world’s leading smoothie franchisee, but we recently exceeded 1,300 global locations and achieved our ninth-straight year of same-store sales growth.
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