Opening our first store in Europe has been tremendously exciting for us. We are confident that our products and brand are like nothing they have seen before and we have received a very warm welcome from the people of Dublin.
Greenwood Village, CO (PRWEB) June 14, 2012
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees and Smoothies has opened their first kiosk location inside the Ilac Center, an iconic shopping destination in the heart of Dublin, Ireland, marking the franchise company’s entry into the European market.
“Opening our first store in Europe has been tremendously exciting for us. We are confident that our products and brand are like nothing they have seen before and we have received a very warm welcome from the people of Dublin,” said Erin Hicks, Executive Vice President for Maui Wowi Hawaiian.
Conveniently located near the main entrance to the Ilac Center on Henry Street, the Maui Wowi kiosk features all-natural and gluten-free fresh fruit smoothies, Hawaiian coffee and espresso, iced coffee and other authentic Hawaiian products. Customers are welcomed by a cheerful “Aloha” and surrounded by an island themed atmosphere as their smoothie is individually prepared, made to order and topped off with a decorative parasol umbrella.
This is the first fixed retail unit for Master Franchisor, Paul Hickey who has been granted the Master Franchise rights to the country of Ireland. Hickey has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality and catering industry in both Ireland and the United States. His knowledge of the café and catering sector provides a valuable background for his newest venture with Maui Wowi Hawaiian. Hickey has plans to broaden the brand’s reach by offering sub-franchising opportunities throughout Ireland.
The U.S. based franchise company says it is preparing for aggressive expansion in Ireland within the next 18 months. Their flexible, low-cost business models include mobile event units, kiosks, and fixed retail locations, Maui Wowi continues to grow both domestically and internationally, operating over 600 units worldwide.
For more information regarding Maui Wowi International Opportunities, please visit http://www.mauiwowifranchise.com.
About Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies:
Before the days of big Hawaiian resort hotels and fiberglass surfboards, surfers spent long, lazy days partaking in the tasty waves of the North Shore beaches. As the legends of the surfers grew, many were drawn to the healthy, carefree lifestyle of Hawaii. Since 1982, Maui Wowi Hawaiian has been spreading the ‘Aloha Spirit’ across the world with its premium Hawaiian coffees, all-natural fresh fruit smoothies and authentic Hawaiian products. From event carts, mall kiosks and stand-alone retail locations, Maui Wowi Hawaiian operates 605 units worldwide. For more information about Maui Wowi Hawaiian’s flexible, low cost franchising opportunities in Ireland, visit http://mauiwowi.ie/.