At The Busy Retail Intersection Of Central Ave & Old Orangeburg Rd
Summerville, SC
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Food Type: Smoothies
Service Type: Fast Food
Business Type: Franchise
Sale Type: Business For Sale

Description:

Offering a menu of 30 delicious, real fruit smoothies with lower calories and sugar, in addition to more vegetables, vitamins, antioxidants and protein.

The brand's menu is organized into lifestyle categories to assist customers in finding the smoothie that helps them to achieve their personal goals or preferences: weight loss, protein, whole-meal replacement or vitamin supplement. They offer a 5-part menu that helps guests narrow their choices for the perfect smoothie:

* Planet Favorites
* Plate Lite
* Superfood
* Energy
* Protein
* Protein Your Way

Plus, Planet Smoothie’s powerful loyalty technology that conducts customized text-based marketing to customers who sign up for their rewards program.

Feel free to stop by the location first. This is a highly confidential listing. If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only.

Business Website: https://planetsmoothie.com
County: Dorchester
Location:

Prime retail space at the busy retail intersection of Central Ave and Old Orangeburg Rd. In a new strip center along with Pablo’s Mexican Grill and Swain Chiropractic in the heart of Knightsville, a burgeoning suburb of Summerville.

Near Little Fish Preschool Academy, Acuity Dental & Orthodontics and Tip Tap Toe Dance Studio. Close to Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, CVS, Walgreens, Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings, Family Dollar and The UPS Store. As well as Shell, McDonald's, AutoZone Auto Parts, GNC, First Federal Bank, Marco's Pizza, Publix Super Market and more. Plus, other highly successful professional offices and retailers. Also surrounded by many homes in many new neighborhoods!

Perfectly situated in Summerville with a strong local economy, beautifully planned neighborhoods, excellent schools, rich history and plenty of southern hospitality. Part of the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan area with over 700,000 residents. Located just 20 minutes from Charleston and the beaches, Summerville is a truly special place to work, live and play which continues to attract families, business people and military personnel to this charming city. Recently named one of the best places to live in South Carolina!

Competition:

The best tasting smoothie on the planet! Serving smoothies that taste great and stores that are fun and unique. Planet Smoothie stands out and captures consumers all day long with a menu built around real fruit and other healthier ingredients that offers choices without being overwhelming for a quick, convenient portable snack or meal replacement.

For over 25 years, Planet Smoothie has also stood out in the smoothie industry by delivering delicious tasting products using only the best, freshest ingredients without any of the junk such as added sugar, additives or imitation flavorings. Consumers are demanding ingredient transparency and healthy alternatives. Whether it’s in smoothies or their line of add-ins and blasts (supplements) to provide added vitamins, fiber, energy and protein, Planet Smoothie delivers. They are well known for using real fruit, whole foods, cocoa powder vs. chocolate syrup, Greek yogurt and leafy greens to provide a delicious nutritious customizable smoothie.

And customers also love that Planet Smoothie is fast and they can be out the door within minutes. Also allows franchisees to serve a lot of customers in a short amount of time!

Growth and Expansion:

First store opened in 1995 in Atlanta, Georgia. Currently over 140 stores across the country and growing. Planet Smoothie is among the country’s top smoothie concepts. And the world’s leading provider of great-tasting, good-for-you smoothies served in an energized, enthusiastic environment.

And in 2015 Planet Smoothie was acquired by Kahala Brands, one of the largest franchisors in the world with 22 best-in-class brands and well-established operational systems. Kahala‘s multi-brand strength has allowed Planet Smoothie to achieve lower supply costs and an improved supply chain, as well as world-class marketing and training.

As a franchise opportunity, Planet Smoothie is a low-cost investment and offers an established, simple-to-run business model with exceptional ongoing support. Makes it a great entry-level business for anyone, even if they have no prior food-industry experience! Here’s why:

* Low overhead - Planet Smoothie costs a lot less to start compared with most
restaurant concepts.
* Simple operation - If you can run a blender, you’ve mastered the most complicated of the equipment. And can also be operated with minimal staffing. Also doesn’t require ovens or require you to stock an extensive array of food that may spoil. Have virtually no spoilage costs because the majority of their fruits are flash-frozen and kept in freezers until they are needed.
* A fun business - Planet Smoothie is a bright, colorful workplace, meaning employee recruitment and retention is much easier than in other food brands.
* Steady client base - People want smoothies at all times, so Planet Smoothie gets business during all 5 dayparts. What’s more, Planet Smoothie’s customers are loyal, repeat visitors who are actively engaged in a customer-loyalty program.
* Strong operational support - Kahala Brands has decades’ worth of experience helping entrepreneurs build and grow strong, long-lasting franchise businesses.

Three reasons why owning a smoothie franchise is a wise investment:
1. Smoothies Are Here To Stay
2. Smoothies Taste Good!
3. Smoothie Buyers Aren’t One Single Group

The American smoothie boom is real. Smoothies are extremely popular and demand for them is only increasing. Consumers love smoothies and want to buy ones that support a healthy, active lifestyle. As more and more Americans become educated on fitness and health, millions are turning to smoothies because they are accessible, convenient and tasty. Smoothies have become a regular part of everyday life, serving as meal replacements, after-school snacks, post-workout nutrition and more.

And with each generation, the number of smoothie customers is growing. 81% of generation Z purchased a smoothie in the last 6 months. They represent an entire sector of the population who think of smoothies as a normal, everyday choice. They are just as comfortable in a smoothie shop as a coffeehouse. A diverse pool of professionals also show up every day at Planet Smoothie from store managers, medical workers, police officers, school teachers, personal trainers, computer programmers, entrepreneurs and more.

In fact, smoothies have become a multibillion-dollar industry. The U.S. Smoothie market keeps expanding and is expected to grow by 7% and reach $16.8 billion by 2023. And Planet Smoothie is a leading franchise brand in the beverage industry’s booming smoothie sector!