National News

  1. February 14, 2024

    Scooter’s Coffee® to Open Indianapolis Distribution Center to Support Continued Expansion

    OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 15, 2024 – Scooter’s Coffee, one of the fastest growing specialty coffee drive-thru franchise systems in the nation, along with Harvest Roasting, its vertically-integrated supply chain affiliate, plans to support its expanding franchise network through a new distribution center to be located in the Indianapolis, Indiana area.

    The new distribution center will be located near Whitestown, Indiana, along Interstate 65 in the northwest portion of the Indianapolis metro area. The 183,000 square foot facility will be Harvest Roasting’s largest distribution center, able to directly support more than 300 Scooter’s Coffee locations and franchisees across multiple states.

    “As the Scooter’s Coffee footprint continues to grow nationwide, it is critical to the success of our franchisees that we expand our distribution network to ensure we provide best-in-class support to each of our locations,” Brian Stoufer, vice president

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  2. December 13, 2023

    Scooter’s Coffee® and Reading Is Fundamental Share the Joy of 
Reading Through Fourth-Grade Reading Challenge in Frisco and North Texas

    Students Win an Unforgettable Bowl Game Experience

    OMAHA, Neb., December 13, 2023 – Scooter’s Coffee has partnered with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) to encourage fourth-grade students across Frisco and North Texas to read. Also, a special prize is in store for a group of fourth-grade students: an unforgettable experience with free tickets for them and a parent or guardian to the Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl on Tuesday, December 19, at Toyota Stadium.

    According to RIF, the nation’s leading children’s literacy nonprofit, 25 million children in the U.S. cannot read proficiently (based on the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores), which prevents them from achieving success in school and realizing their dreams. In addition, 20% of Americans read below the level needed to earn a living wage. RIF is addressing the alarming U.S. literacy crisis by inspiring the joy of reading in children, a critical element to driving the frequ

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  3. December 11, 2023

    750th Scooter’s Coffee® Drive-Thru Opens in Frisco, Texas

    Store Ribbon Cutting and Kickoff Celebration Planned for Dec. 16 




    Frisco, Texas, December 11, 2023 - Scooter’s Coffee, best known for its amazingly fast drive-thru and specialty coffee, is excited to announce the opening of its 750th location at 9489 Preston Road in Frisco, Texas. 


    To commemorate this milestone, the drive-thru location and Frisco Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting and Kickoff Celebration on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 11 a.m., which will generate excitement in the community ahead of the Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl on Tuesday, Dec.19.


    As part of the celebration, customers will enjoy giveaways, fun surprises and a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl:

    • Scooter's Coffee Frisco Bowl Ticket Giveaway: When custo

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  4. December 04, 2023

    UTSA and Marshall Selected to Play in 2023 Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl

    FRISCO, TEXAS –UTSA (8-4), representing the American Athletic Conference and Marshall (6-6), representing the Sun Belt Conference will meet in the 2023 Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 8 p.m. CT at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. The game will air on ESPN and will simulcast on ESPN+, the leading sports streaming service.

    “We are excited to have two outstanding teams participate in the 2023 Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl, the UTSA Roadrunners and the Marshall Thundering Herd,” said Sean Johnson, Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl Executive Director. “We are looking forward to hosting this great matchup and welcoming the teams and their passionate fan bases to Frisco, Texas for an exciting week of bowl events and a fantastic game at Toyota Stadium.”

    UTSA will appear in a bowl for the fourth consecutive season. The Roadrunners come to the Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl with an 8-4 record overall. UTSA features redshirt sophomore Trey Moore, who was voted the

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  5. November 15, 2023

    Scooter’s Coffee® Presents $277,032 Donation to The Pink Agenda to Support Breast Cancer Awareness and Life-Saving Research

    1 Million Cookies and Counting Since 2020

    OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 16, 2023 – Through a $277,032 check donation that was presented to The Pink Agenda today, Scooter’s Coffee will help the organization provide valuable resources such as funding for life-saving breast cancer research and raising awareness. 

     

    From Sept. 27- Oct. 31, and in connection with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, customers across the 30-state Scooter’s Coffee footprint supported this critical research by collectively purchasing 461,673 customer-favorite Courage Cookies or by adding a donation to their order—the donations and 20% of the cookie sales will directly support breast cancer research. 

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  6. November 06, 2023

    Scooter’s Coffee® is Serving Up Gratitude on Veterans Day

    Veterans Receive a FREE Drink of Any Size on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023

    To thank our nation’s Veterans for their courage and service in protecting our freedom, Scooter’s
    Coffee is offering them a free handcrafted drink of any size on Veterans Day, Saturday,
    November 11.


    “This Veterans Day, we pause to express our deepest gratitude and heartfelt appreciation to the
    brave men and women who have served and continue to serve our great nation. They exemplify
    key core values that we take to heart at Scooter’s Coffee, such as Courage, Integrity, and
    Humility,” said Joe Thornton, President of Scooter’s Coffee. “Scooter’s Coffee franchisees and
    employees look forward to welcoming Veterans on Nov. 11 as our way o

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  7. November 01, 2023

    Scooter’s Coffee® Names Joe Thornton as Next CEO

    Continued rapid growth remains at the forefront as company transitions to new leadership

     

    OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 1, 2023 – Scooter’s Coffee, recognized as one of the fastest-growing franchise systems in the U.S., and best known for its amazingly fast drive-thru and specialty coffee, today announced that Joe Thornton will be appointed Chief Executive Officer of Scooter’s Coffee, effective January 1, 2024. Thornton currently serves as the company’s President and will succeed Todd Graeve, who will retire after serving as CEO since 2016 and after nearly two decades in the Scooter’s Coffee business.

    Joe Thornton

    “Joe has been a

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  8. October 18, 2023

    Scooter's Coffee® NEW FrankenSCOOOT! Energy Infusion Offers a Spine-Tingling Boost of Energy During Spooky Season

    Omaha, Neb. October 18, 2023 – Move beyond the witches’ brew to sip a spooky drink this Halloween season with the new, spine-tingling FrankenSCOOOT! Energy Infusion from Scooter’s Coffee. This hauntingly refreshing and energizing drink is available now through October 31, and will put a pep in the step of ghosts and ghouls alike. 

    A scary delicious combination of mouthwatering raspberry and bold blue raspberry flavors bring to life the limited-time FrankenSCOOOT! Energy Infusion. You don’t have to be a scientist to go mad for this concoction. 

    “At Scooter’s Coffee, we believe that every sip should be an experience, and our new FrankenSCOOOT! Energy Infusion embodies the spirit of the Halloween season in a fun, energizing way,” said Malorie Maddox, Scooter’s Coffee Chief Marketing Officer. “We’re proud to offer our exclusive SCOOO

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  9. September 27, 2023

    700th Scooter’s Coffee® Drive-Thru Opens in Elkhart, Indiana
 New Store to Celebrate with Grand Opening Event on October 6

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  10. September 25, 2023

    1 Million Cups Served by End of September, Scooter’s Coffee® Customers Enjoy Free Fresh-Brewed Coffee EVERY DAY This Month Ahead of National Coffee Day

    While National Coffee Day is September 29, Scooter’s Coffee has been spreading the coffee love all month long by offering FREE delicious, fresh-brewed coffee to customers every day throughout September. By the end of September, Scooter’s Coffee anticipates its stores will have served more than 1 million cups of free fresh-brewed coffee since September 1.

    “What an exciting milestone to give away over 1 million cups of coffee during our September celebration of National Coffee Day,” said Joe Thornton, President of Scooter’s Coffee. “We have enjoyed the positive feedback from our valued loyal customers and new customers. Our Baristas have loved the joyful interactions with familiar and new faces each day in the drive-thru. It’s a reminder that a cup of coffee represents kindness, warmth and connection.”

    Customers have been flocking to Scooter’s Coffee drive-thru locations throughout September to sip and savor

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