Shipley Do-Nuts announced the opening of its first Shipley Do-Nuts location in Abilene, scheduled for February 2019 at 4001 Buffalo Gap Rd; Abilene, TX. Ryan & Brittanye Wilson, from Waco, TX, along with The Polnick Family, Abilene natives, are the franchisees and multi-unit developers. After opening their first Shipley Do-Nuts in February of this year, they plan to develop more locations in the coming years. “We are thrilled to bring Shipley Do-Nuts to our friends, family and community,” said Polnick, “This is something we’ve been planning to do for a long time and we couldn’t be more excited to start serving Shipley Do-Nuts and kolaches here in Abilene.”
We are very eager to bring our famous Shipley Do-Nuts to Abilene,” said Lawrence Shipley III, the CEO of Shipley Do-Nuts. “Abilene is a perfect fit for our company, which started in 1936. We serve over 50 varieties of donuts and kolaches and are excited to bring over 30 jobs to the Abilene area,” said Shipley.
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 300 franchise locations open in Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Colorado and Florida. The company has 25 stores under development and has plans to reach 400 stores by 2020.