Smoothie King FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
The franchisee will operate a retail business offering smoothies and other nutritional drinks and general nutritional products under the name Smoothie King®.
Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. is a Louisiana corporation incorporated on May 5, 1987. The corporation was originally incorporated under the name Original California Smoothie Bar Franchise Inc. On April 6, 1989, the name of the corporation was changed to Smoothie King Home of the Muscle Punch Franchises, Inc. On January 2, 1997, the name of the Corporation was changed to Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. Effective as of January l, 1997, Smoothie King became a subsidiary of Smoothie King Systems, Inc (SKSI) . On July 6, 2012, SK USA, Inc. purchased SKSI. SK USA is controlled by Smoothie King Korea, Inc., formerly known as Smoothies Korea, Inc. As a result, Smoothie King Korea, SK USA and SKSI are Smoothie King Franchises, Inc’s parent companies. Smoothie King’s principal business address in the United States is 3900 N. Causeway Blvd, Suite l300, Metairie, LA 70002. Smoothie King has been offering franchises since May 1988.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a traditional Smoothie King® Business ranges from (i) for an end-cap or in-line location, $263,550 to $531,535, and (ii) for a free-standing drive-thru location, $579,100 to $844,485. This includes $29,500 to $48,500 that must be paid to the franchisor.