Atlanta — Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a leading national fast-casual cafe concept, has awarded 64 franchise agreements in the third quarter. The brand plans to sign 200 franchise agreements, open 130 cafes and grow same-store sales by 5 percent in 2019. Year-to-date, Tropical Smoothie Cafe has opened 90 cafes and awarded 179 franchise agreements.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchisees have signed multi-unit agreements for a number of markets across the country, including Chicago; Tampa, Fla.; Orlando, Fla.; Cleveland, Ohio; and New Haven, Conn.
“Our focus on operational execution and delivering a remarkable guest experience has been integral to the growth we are experiencing,” says Charles Watson, CEO of Tropical Smoothie Cafe. “We are privileged that new franchisees recognize our commitment to the franchise community and that existing franchisees continue to reinvest in the brand by executing additional multi-unit agreements. This is a testament to our support center team, leadership and passionate franchisees that position Tropical Smoothie Cafe as a brand with tremendous value to small business owners.”
SOURCE: Tropical Smoothie Cafe