For Immediate Release
Franchisee Signs Multi-Unit Agreement with National Coffee Brand
OMAHA, Neb. – (March 2022) – Scooter’s Coffee®, LLC, the Midwest-based drive-thru coffee franchise that is experiencing record-breaking growth, is continuing its effort to grow its presence throughout the United States by bringing its world-class drive-thru coffee locations to Ft. Myers and Cape Coral, Florida.
Scooter’s Coffee, based in Omaha, Nebraska, specializes in artisan espresso drinks, fruit smoothies, baked-from-scratch pastries and features its signature drink, the Caramelicious. The company also recently added depth to its profile with a line of organic hot and iced teas, single-origin coffee and Cold Brew & Cream.
The expansion into Southwest Florida is the result of an eight-unit franchise agreement signed by Dale Ogren. He owns a fitness franchise but he and his partner were talking about diversifying when he drove by a Scooter’s Coffee drive-thru kiosk and was impressed with the business model. “It wasn’t just the great coffee, it was quality and speed. My time is so valuable. I love that concept, and the more I learned about Scooter’s Coffee the more I liked it.”
According to the latest market trends compiled by the National Coffee Association, 60 percent of Americans drank coffee in the past day. That’s more than reported drinking tea, juice, soda, or even tap water! And the number of people who reported buying coffee at a coffee shop or restaurant has risen 20% since January of 2021. The drive-thru coffee model, already popular in our fast-paced society, has boomed during the pandemic, giving customers a way to get a delicious beverage while staying socially distant. Scooter’s Coffee kiosks, with the Brand Promise of “Amazing People, Amazing Drinks… Amazingly Fast! ®” is helping Americans meet that demand.
Ogren’s parents live part of the year in Ft. Myers so he was familiar with the area. “All the territories in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area where I live were taken, but that part of Florida is still growing,” said Ogren. “Plus I’m aware of the traffic in Ft. Myers, and to me traffic spells dollars for this concept.”
“Southwest Florida is a great market for our brand,” said Kelly Crummer, Scooter’s Coffee Senior Director of Franchise Recruitment. “This addition will allow us to increase our brand’s presence and bring awareness to our great products and service.”
About Scooter’s Coffee
Approaching 450 stores operating across 23 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, recession-resistant 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 ownascooters.com 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.