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Duck Donuts Announces Opening of First Location in Charleston, South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. (NEWS RELEASE)-- Duck Donuts Franchising Company, known for

serving Warm, Delicious and Made To Order!® donuts announced today the grand opening of its first franchise location in Charleston – the fourth store in South Carolina is set for Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 8 a.m. Owned and operated by Katie and Garrett Straughn, owners of the Columbia location, the store is located in the Westwood Plaza at 1812 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, Suite 16B in Charleston.

“We are thrilled to be opening our second Duck Donuts location and our first in Charleston,” said Katie Straughn. “We cannot wait to open our doors to charming Charleston and the surrounding areas, giving our customers the opportunity to experience the Duck Donuts difference, warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts.”

In addition to donuts, the Charleston location also provides indoor and outdoor seating and serves Duck Donuts’ signature coffee blends—Riptide Roast, Light House Blend, and Sunset Pier Decaf, tea, espresso drinks, OBX donut breakfast sandwich, donut sundaes, select retail items and more.

The 1,600 sq. ft. store, features Duck Donuts’ new store format, which has been designed to visually enhance the customer experience, while strengthening the franchise’s iconic beach theme and family-friendly atmosphere. Key design features include customer facing topping table, open ceiling plan with colorful lighting fixtures and fans, counters accented with cedar shake, updated coffee bar featuring a floor to ceiling reclaimed oak wood accent wall, high quality wood finishes throughout customer area, newly designed menu boards, seating and retail merchandise area and a vibrant color palette throughout.

Duck Donuts specializes in warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts. Upon entering the store, customers are welcomed with the aroma of warm, light vanilla cake donuts. Customers can create their own donut combination by choosing from a variety of coatings, toppings and drizzles, including traditional favorites such as chocolate icing with sprinkles and more adventurous creations such as maple icing with bacon. The family-friendly stores offer a viewing area where children and adults alike can watch their donuts being made.

Donuts at this location will be made fresh to order 7 days a week, Sunday-Thursday 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.* For grand opening details, specials and donut topping updates, visit the Duck Donuts Charleston Facebook page or connect on the web at DuckDonuts.com.


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