Batteries Plus, No. 19 on the Dun & Bradstreet AllBusiness AllStar Franchise rankings, connects to a network of 515 stores in order to stock more than 40,000 types of batteries and light bulbs and ensure that customers can special order obscure parts. Their batteries range from dainty watch batteries to 5,000-pound leviathans that can power forklifts, and an on-site tech center can design and assemble custom batteries or rebuild old ones. A diverse array of chargers keep systems juiced, and the shop’s bulbs range from fluorescent tubes to heat lamps. To safeguard the environment, Batteries Plus's staff recycles all types of batteries and bulbs rather than hauling them to landfills or feeding them to each other.
Alouette's ace jewelers fashion a wealth of adornments from a stock of Japanese seed beads, African bone beads, and numerous semiprecious and natural stones, such as onyx and tiger-eye. With staff creations and costume jewelry, Alouette embellishes necks, wrists, and gills for a plentitude of styles and occasions. The team also assembles custom rings or bracelets that conform to patrons' visions, and lead several jewelry-making classes to demystify the bead-stringing arts. To widen the crafting community, Alouette partners with Oklahoma Mineral and Gem Society, gathering students together during monthly sessions for demos and group assistance, helping patrons decide what to make after swiping the Hope diamond.
Fourth and White Oak beautifies houses and complements curves with a curated catalogue of furniture, home décor, and women’s apparel from designers such as Monoreno, Bluebird and Larry Levine. With the first option, juniors and misses can float away on the breeze in a flowy flutter top ($27+), lassoing a nearby fire hydrant with a pair of stretch leggings when they’re ready to touch down again ($20+). Alternatively, choose the second option to browse ready-made and customizable furniture from Bramble, Stein World, and other brands. An animal-print stool—decorated with choice of zebra or giraffe—brings African safaris indoors ($149.99), or the painted butterflies on a green and yellow side table ($109.99) cheerfully hold coasters, coffee mugs, and old copies of Paper Clip Fancier magazine on their multi-hued backs.
Smashburger's chefs cook each Smashburger ($4.99+) on the menu to order, in addition to crafting grilled and crispy Smashchicken sandwiches ($5.99+), Smashsalads ($4.99–6.99), and Smashsides such as rosemary and garlic-tossed Smashfries ($1.99–$2.99). The Smashburger pairs 100% Angus beef with veggies and cheeses on an artisan bun, and Häagen-Dazs shakes keep mouths grounded, cool, and smiley ($3.99–$4.29). Add-ons such as applewood-smoked bacon ($1.50) or fried egg ($1.00) add additional zest to spicy baja ($5.99+) burgers overflowing with chipotle mayo, or further personalize regional burgers unique to different cities and states.
At Rejuvena Cosmetic Medical Center, Joan M. Hardt, M.D. performs all injections that help patients shed pounds, years, and unhealthy lifestyles, using a variety of treatments, including dermal fillers such as Juvederm and Radiesse and botulinum toxin such as Botox and Xeomin. They boast a considerable amount of expertise in the realm of laser treatments. They wield more than a dozen different kinds, each one geared to specifically treat a certain skin condition or type.
Kyle, a member of the Rejuvena team, tells the story of the business through customer reactions, rather than technical specifications. In particular, he recalls "a patient who was crying in the office from overwhelming joy about how [she] had changed her life, with just a little kick start from a Slimlipo procedure." He ranks it among the best reactions he's ever seen to their services, though not unique in its sentiment.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Brands Used: Botox, Xeomin, Radiesse, Juvederm, Sculptra & Voluma
The Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt enterprise boasts nearly 200 locations, cooling tongues everywhere from Mississippi to Australia. At each colorful shop, customers have total control over their cups, first selecting a combination of yogurt flavors from dozens of low-calorie options and then swinging by the toppings bar to pile on pieces of fruit, sprinkles of granola, crumbles of brownie, or an entire family of gummy bears. Yogurt flavors range from pineapple, chocolate, and no-sugar-added vanilla, to more complex blends, such as strawberry cheesecake and Oreo cookie cake.