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Starbucks (US) Franchisee in Bulgaria Opens Sixth Store

11 Aug 2017 - Polish restaurant operator AmRest Holdings, franchisee of coffeehouse chain Starbucks in Bulgaria, said it has opened its sixth Starbucks store in the southeast European country.

The new store, located in Sofia, spreads 330 sq m and can host up to 150 people, AmRest said in a press release on Tuesday.

The company intends to open additional stores in Bulgaria at the end of 2017, according to the press release.

AmRest Holdings now operates five Starbucks stores in Sofia and one in Burgas, on the Black Sea coast. The company is the sole operator of Starbucks stores in Central and Eastern Europe. AmRest Holdings also operates stores under the KFC, Pizza Hut and Burger King brands. Starbucks, established in 1971, owns 23,000 stores in over 70 countries.




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