DESTIN FLA. —Last year, Tropical Smoothie Cafe declared June 21 the first annual National Flip Flop Day, a celebration of summer, flip flops and fun. This year, the 260-unit fast-casual chain is planning another celebration: passing the 300-unit mark. Tropical Smoothie, which offers healthful smoothies, wraps, salads and soups in an atmosphere intended to evoke a tropical vacation, expects to open 78 units before the year is out, ...

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