Scooter's Coffee Adds First Drive-Thru Location to Rapid City, SD
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Scooter's Coffee Adds First Drive-Thru Location to Rapid City, SD

New Store to Celebrate Grand Opening on March 1 with a Day of Giveaways

February 26, 2018 // // Rapid City, SD - Scooter's Coffee, the Midwest-based coffee franchise that has experienced tremendous growth over the past year, added its 12th location in South Dakota with the company's latest opening at 1821 5th Street in Rapid City, South Dakota. To celebrate, the location will be hosting a Grand Opening on Thursday, March 1, with giveaways throughout the day.

"Our neighboring state of South Dakota shares our Midwestern values mixed with a strong passion for coffee," stated Mike Rogers, Chief Operating Officer of Scooter's Coffee. "We have been looking forward to opening a location in Rapid City for quite some time, and we are thrilled to bring our world-class coffee products to this world-class community."

On Grand Opening Day, customers can expect to receive several fun giveaways:

  • 10 a.m. - First 100 customers will receive a free $5 gift card with purchase
  • 1 p.m. - First 50 customers will receive a free Scooter's mug with purchase
  • 4 p.m. - First 50 customers will receive a free Scooter's t-shirt with purchase

The new location is owned by Drew and Jodi Purdy. "We are very pleased to open our first Scooter's Coffee location in Rapid City and the Black Hills," said Jodi. "Overall, the community response has been very positive. Given our geographic proximity to Nebraska, where Scooter's began, there is a great deal of brand recognition for many of our customers. We also have many friends and new customers trying us out as well, our family is looking forward to getting our other sites up and running!"

Following the Grand Opening, March 2 - March 16, the location will have a half off any drink discount available on the Scooter's Coffee mobile app. The app allows customers to quickly pay for purchases by scanning a barcode linked to a registered Scooter's Coffee gift card.

The app also includes a loyalty program and other features. Acting as a digital punch card, customers earn smiley faces when they use the app for purchases, then can redeem their smiley faces for a free drink after collecting 12. In addition, the app will enable customers to access special offers, view the nearest locations, browse the full Scooter's Coffee menu and track purchases.

Scooter's Coffee is quickly approaching 200 locations in 16 states and has 135 franchisee commitments to build new stores. The company is in the midst of a robust grand opening pipeline. It recently opened additional locations in San Antonio, Texas and Sacramento, California. Other expanding markets include Nevada, Arkansas, Colorado and Texas.

Scooter's Coffee, based in Omaha, Nebraska, specializes in hand-tamped espresso drinks, baked-from-scratch pastries and features their signature drink, the Caramelicious . The company roasts its own shade-grown coffee, sourced through the Arbor Day Foundation. Over the past year, some of Scooter's Coffee's product innovations and additions included the Tropical Red Bull Infusion, Horchata Latte and new Caramelicious flavors.

About Scooter’s Coffee

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. In nearly two decades of business, Scooter's Coffee’s success is simple: stay committed to the original business principles and company core values. A partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation to source 100% shade-grown coffee to protect the rainforests reaffirms Scooter’s Coffee’s commitment to contribute to a “chain of good,” at home and abroad. The Scooter's Coffee Brand Promise, 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 and new customers.

Scooter’s Coffee is at the dawn of a strategic growth phase in the Midwest and nationwide. The U.S. coffee market is an estimated $48 billion a year recession-resistant industry, and Scooter’s Coffee is striving to become the #1 drive-thru coffee franchise in the nation. Visit to learn more about the benefits of owning a franchise of a well-established company.

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