October 11, 2016 // Franchising.com // Omaha, NE – Scooter’s Coffee, the Midwest-based coffee franchise that has experienced tremendous nationwide growth over the past year, will increase its hometown presence with the company’s latest Grand Opening at 144th and Maple Street (3707 N. 114th Street) on Friday, October 14. To celebrate the opening, the new specialty coffee drive-thru will offer half off any drink all day (excluding Vertigo Smoothies).
Owners of this location, Rob and Nicole Brownell, also own the Scooter’s location on 120th and Blondo (11975 Blondo Street).
“We started with one Scooter's Coffee because we love the product,” said Rob Brownell. “We are expanding with another location because we love the Scooter’s Coffee customers.”
On October 14, Grand Opening Day, customers can also expect to receive several fun giveaways; beginning at 9 a.m., the first 100 customers will receive a t-shirt or coffee mug. For the afternoon crowd, starting at 2 p.m., the first 100 customers will receive a $5 gift card.
In celebration of this new store opening, the location will also treat guests to four weeks of Free Food Fridays, following the festive Grand Opening event on October 14. The Free Food Friday events, October 21 – November 11, will feature different food items from Scooter’s menu for free with purchase of a drink (while supplies last).
“The best part of being a franchising business is being able to watch our franchise owners flourish in the system and add more and more stores,” stated Rob Streett, Scooter’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “Rob and Nicole are excellent ambassadors for the brand, and we’re excited to have them on this journey of growth and expansion.”
With more than 150 stores open in 13 states, Scooter’s Coffee has signed agreements in two additional states and will open more than 40 locations from coast to coast in 2016. The company is in the midst of a robust grand opening pipeline. It recently opened its first location in Phoenix, AZ, added a second location to the Atlanta, GA, metro area and also opened its second of many locations in the state of Florida. It will also add several locations this year to expanding markets, such as Iowa, Kansas and Texas.
Scooter’s, which is based out of Omaha, Nebraska, handcrafts its pastries and roasts its own shade-grown coffee, sourced through Arbor Day Foundation. In 2016, the company also added depth to its product profile, releasing a new line of Organic Hot and Iced Teas during the summer. In addition to its nearly-100% gluten-free beverage menu, Scooter's recently added gluten-free brownies to its extensive menu.
Founded in 1998 by Don and Linda Eckles in Bellevue, Nebraska, Scooter’s Coffee roasts only the finest coffee beans in the world at its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. Scooter's success over 18 years of history is simple: stay committed to the original business principles and company core values. The Scooter's mantra, often recited to franchisees, customers and employees is: "Amazing People, Amazing Drinks...Amazingly Fast!”™ It represents the company's business origins from 1998 and reflects a steady commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to loyal customers.
For more information, visit scooterscoffee.com,facebook.com/scooterscoffee, or ownascooters.com.
SOURCE Scooter’s Coffee