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Smoothie King

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How Smoothie King evolved to meet its customers’ health needs

The Bottom Line: The smoothie chain changed its ingredients and its menu to focus on health and get back to its original brand vision. The move was not without its risks.

Financing

How Smoothie King cut back on sugar and won

A Deeper Dive: Wan Kim, CEO of the fast-growing chain, discusses how the chain risked its growth to stay true to its healthy mission.

Bremer will oversee the smoothie chain’s franchise development, real estate, design and construction departments.

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CEO Wan Kim joins "A Deeper Dive" to discuss the chain’s approach to technology and how it innovates with a limited menu.

A roundup of recent winter beverage items launched at chain restaurants.

These limited-time offers are differentiating the menu at restaurant chains.

Dan Harmon adds the title while continuing to serve as COO. The duties of two other executives were also expanded.

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