Scooter’s Coffee Adds First Coffeehouse and Drive-Thru Location to Bentonville, AR
New Store to Celebrate Grand Opening on August 17 with a Half Off Any Drink
August 02, 2018 // Franchising.com // Bentonville, AR - Scooter’s Coffee, the Midwest-based coffee franchise that has experienced tremendous growth over the past year, added its first location in Arkansas with the company’s latest opening at 206 S. Walton Boulevard in Bentonville. To celebrate, the location will be hosting a Grand Opening on Friday, August 17, with half off any drink (excludes Red Bull drinks).
“We are incredibly excited to introduce our brand to a new region,” stated Mike Rogers, Chief Operating Officer of Scooter’s Coffee. “We have experienced amazing positivity and hospitality in the Bentonville community, and we believe it is the perfect place to open our first Arkansas location.”
On Grand Opening Day, customers can also 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 Coffee mug with purchase
- 4 p.m. - First 50 customers will receive a free Scooter’s Coffee t-shirt with purchase
The new location is owned by Alan and Crystal Stall and John and Joyce Winter. “We are so excited to bring Scooter’s Coffee to the city of Bentonville,” said Crystal. “The response from the community and the surrounding area has exceeded our expectations. The customers are loving the great atmosphere Scooter’s Coffee brings, and they really enjoy the Caramelicious and Turtle drinks, which the baristas say are our most popular drinks thus far!”
Following the Grand Opening, August 20 - September 30, the location will have a buy one drink, get one free 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.
In line with its successful and robust grand opening strategy, Scooter’s Coffee recently opened five locations throughout Kansas and Missouri, opened the first of many locations in the state of Arkansas, and is opening additional locations in markets such as Phoenix, Arizona; Rapid City, South Dakota; Dallas, Texas; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is quickly approaching 200 locations in 16 states and has over 150 franchise commitments to build new stores.
Americans love their coffee. The percentage of people in the U.S. who drink coffee daily is up to 62 percent in 2017. The National Coffee Association also recently discovered the percentage of Americans drinking coffee prepared outside of the home is at an all-time high of 46 percent in 2017. With a focus on drive-thru locations, Scooter’s Coffee is helping meet that demand.
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. 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 ownascooters.com to learn more about the benefits of owning a franchise of a well-established company.
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