Ascension of Tropical Smoothie Cafe to its 1,100th location

Tropical Smoothie Café continues to rise as America’s #1 Ranked Smoothie/Juice Brand. The unstoppable expansion has witnessed a historic opening on 3 June in Charlotte, as its 1,100th cafe, which is locally owned and operated by Stacey and Maurice Pugh.

“Our industry reputation and commitment to strategic franchise growth has never been stronger,” said Charles Watson, CEO of Tropical Smoothie Cafe, LLC. “We’ve had a great development year already, and the opening of our 1,100th location is another phenomenal milestone for our brand and a testament to our incredible franchisees and system. We are excited to have Stacey and Maurice opening this 1,100th location, given their intense dedication to community involvement and embodying our Inspire Better® purpose.”

Stacey, Maurice and their two children, Ayanni and Makiri, bring a wide variety of professional experience and decades of community and philanthropic involvement to their new Tropical Smoothie location. After extensive careers in program management and contract support, the couple was looking for their next venture and landed on franchising. They soon noticed the brand’s impressive business model, history of steady growth and repeat guests, making the concept the perfect investment for them.

“When looking for the right brand to kickstart our entrepreneurial journey Tropical Smoothie Cafe stuck out to us given their continued growth and scalable business model,” said Stacey. “The brand aligns perfectly with our family’s values, especially with its new national partnership with No Kid Hungry and the support center’s hands-on approach, helping set us up for success with our first location. We’re honored to open the brand’s 1,100th cafe and are looking forward to the opportunity of further expansion with Tropical Smoothie in the future.”

Source: Tropical Smoothie Cafe

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