Scooter’s Coffee Adds First Coffeehouse and Drive-Thru Location to Watertown, SD
New Store to Celebrate Grand Opening on September 7
August 30, 2018 // Franchising.com // Watertown, SD - Scooter’s Coffee, the Midwest-based coffee franchise that has experienced tremendous growth over the past year, added its first location in Watertown, South Dakota, with the company’s latest opening at 108 9th Avenue Southeast. To celebrate, the location will be hosting a Grand Opening on Friday, September 7, with giveaways throughout the day.
“We have been looking forward to opening this location for some time,” stated Mike Rogers, Chief Operating Officer of Scooter’s Coffee. “Watertown is a close-knit community that shares our Midwestern values, and we are thrilled that we have the opportunity to bring our world-class coffee to this new market.”
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 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 franchisee Matthew Dorothy. “We were so excited for the opportunity to bring the Scooter’s Coffee brand to Watertown this year,” said Dorothy. “Our Team strives to deliver not only amazing drinks but also a comfortable community meeting place. Our new location on 9th Avenue provides customers with an amazing atmosphere for a relaxing breakfast, business meeting, study session or a quick drive-thru pick-me-up. We look forward to delivering a friendly smile along with our customers’ latte and breakfast sandwich, hot chocolate and pastry for the kids or a late-night smoothie.”
Following the Grand Opening, September 10 - 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 their successful and robust grand opening strategy, Scooter’s Coffee recently opened five locations throughout Kansas and Missouri, opened the first of many locations in Arkansas and is opening additional locations in markets such as Phoenix, Arizona; Rapid City, South Dakota; Dallas, Texas; and Las Vegas, Nevada.
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. Scooter’s Coffee, with the Brand Promise of Amazing People, Amazing Drinks…Amazingly Fast! ® is helping to meet that demand.
Scooter’s Coffee is a drive-thru franchise that has been serving world-class coffee for 20 years. It roasts only the finest beans, and it makes that first-morning sip convenient and rewarding for its customers across the nation. Scooter’s Coffee is quickly approaching 200 locations in 16 states and has over 150 franchise commitments to build new stores. To find out why Scooter’s Coffee is among the best coffee franchises in the nation and to learn more about franchise opportunities, visit ownascooters.com.
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 more than 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 specializes in hand-tamped espresso drinks, fruit smoothies, baked-from-scratch pastries and features its signature drink, the Caramelicious®. The company also serves a line of hot and iced organic teas, single-origin coffee and the original Cold Brew & Cream. This year, one of Scooter’s Coffee’s drink innovations includes Red Bull Infusions.
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.
For more information, visit scooterscoffee.com, facebook.com/scooterscoffee, ownascooters.com or call 877-494-7004.
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