Scooter’s Coffee Climbs to Top 60 on Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive Franchise 500
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Scooter’s Coffee Climbs to Top 60 on Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive Franchise 500

January 17, 2023 // // Omaha, NE. - Scooter’s Coffee, one of the nation’s fastest growing drive-thru coffee franchises in the United States, is proud to be recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best, and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Scooter’s Coffee ranked number 59 for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power. The brand climbed 7 spots since last year’s ranking was published, breaking into the top 60 for the first time in company history.

“Climbing our way to the top 60 brands on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® demonstrates Scooter’s Coffee’s persistent growth as a company, and it reflects our commitment to be the top choice for coffee drinkers,” said Joe Thornton, President of Scooter’s Coffee. “We could not have enjoyed such success without the hard work and dedication of our rapidly expanding family of franchise owners and their employees.”

In Entrepreneur’s continuing effort to best understand and evaluate the ever-changing franchise marketplace, the company’s 44-year-old ranking formula continues to evolve as well. The editorial team researches and assesses several factors that go into the evaluation including costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order.

“The past year underscores the extraordinary opportunities that the franchise industry presents for entrepreneurs of all levels,” says Entrepreneur editor in chief Jason Feifer. “The companies named to our 44th annual Franchise 500 list represent some of the most innovative, creative, and trusted brands across many industries and highlight what it takes to build the kind of momentum that drives long-lasting success.”

Over its 44 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees Scooter’s Coffee’s position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.

To view Scooter’s Coffee in the full ranking, visit Results can also be seen in the January/February 2023 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 17th.

About Scooter’s Coffee

Approaching 600 stores operating across 28 states and commitments to open stores in 30 states, Scooter’s Coffee is in the midst of a strategic growth phase across the nation. The U.S. coffee market is an estimated $48-billion-a-year industry, and with a 664-foot proven kiosk model, 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 with a well-established and fast-growing brand.

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. 

For more information, visit,, or call 877-494-7004.

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