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Shipley Do-Nuts Announces Grand Opening in Oklahoma

Texas-based chain announces OKLAHOMA expansion plans

Shipley Do-Nuts to create over 300 jobs in Oklahoma

Houston, TX (January 31, 2018) – Shipley Do-Nuts is proud to announce the opening of the Oklahoma market for franchise development, with the first Oklahoma unit scheduled to open in April 2018.  The company plans to develop 25 units throughout Oklahoma in the coming years.

“We are absolutely thrilled to bring our famous Shipley Do-Nuts to Oklahoma,” said Lawrence Shipley III, the CEO of Shipley Do-Nuts.  “Oklahoma is a perfect fit for our company that started in 1936.  We serve over 50 varieties of donuts and kolaches and we are excited to create over 300 jobs to the state of Oklahoma,” said Shipley.

“Our do-nuts continue to delight customers of all ages,” said Shipley, “Our varieties remain as consistent as the freshness of the products, and although the plain glazed is by far the best seller, everyone seems to have their favorites.”

Since 1936, the Shipley family do-nut recipe has withstood the test of time.  With more than 50 varieties of delicious do-nuts, pastries, and kolaches made fresh daily and served hot, it’s this same simple concept that has continued to bring back multiple generations of loyal customers.  Shipley Do-Nuts originated in Houston, Texas, where it still maintains its offices and production facility.  Today, Shipley Do-Nuts is under the leadership of Lawrence Shipley III, with over 290 franchise locations open in Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.  The company has 28 stores under development and has plans to reach 400 stores by 2020.

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