World Franchise Associates - International Franchise News http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/xml/rss1.php World Franchise Associates collects and collates international franchise news. en-us Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.rssboard.org/rss-2-0-9#sampleFiles feed@worldfranchiseassociates.com (Jake Kidde-Hansen) jake@worldfranchiseassociates.com (Jake Kidde-Hansen) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/xml/wfa-logo.gif World Franchise Associates - International Franchise News http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/xml/rss1.php Edible Arrangements (US) Launches Aggressive International Expansion Campaign http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3911 Targets 100 new locations over next three years.... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3911 Fix Auto (Canada) Appoints Graham Kresfelder, Global Strategic Development http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3917 Fix Auto World strategic hire to help support the network's global growth and expansion. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3917 Poolwerx (Australia) Opens New Headquarters in US http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3908 Award winning pool and spa care franchise Poolwerx has marked its second anniversary in the US with the purchase of the largest independent pool retailer in north Texas and the completion of a new 10,000-square-foot facility in Dallas that will serve... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3908 FASTSIGNS (US) Recruiting Franchisees to Drive Aggressive Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3915 FASTSIGNS International, Inc. announced today that it is attending and sponsoring the International Franchise Expo from June 15-17 at The Javits Center in New York City.... Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3915 UFC GYM (US) Expands into the Middle East with Flagship Bahrain Location http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3916 UFC GYM announced June 9 its continuing expansion into the Middle East with a new flagship location in the Kingdom of Bahrain.... Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3916 Yellow Tie Hospitality (India) Launches Just Falafel (UAE) in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3913 Yellow Tie Hospitality, India's first professional food and beverage franchise management company, was started by Karan Tanna in January 2016.... Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3913 Creamistry (US) Plans International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3914 Creamistry ramps up global expansion with 70 new stores this year.... Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3914 Papa John's (US) Announces Continued Expansion in Chile and Spain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3910 Papa John's International, Inc. is pleased to announce the global expansion of our BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. brand in both Chile and Spain through two recently signed expansion agreements with Drake QSR AG (Drake).... Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3910 RFG (Australia) Plans US Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3912 Global food and beverage company, Retail Food Group (RFG), is making waves in international markets with expansion plans for some of the Group's most successful and well-known Brand Systems brewing strong in the US.... Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3912 Domino's Pizza (US) Master Franchisee Plans to Open 70 Stores in 2017 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3907 DP Eurasia has announced its intention to float on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, the telegraph reported. ... Mon, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3907 Coffee Planet (UAE) to Open 70 Outlets in Saudi Arabia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3909 Coffee Planet, the Middle East's leading specialty Arabica coffee roaster from Dubai has just signed a franchise agreement with HB Brands.... Mon, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3909 DineEquity (US) Signs Franchisee Agreement with Kwal's (India) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3906 The deal involves Kwal's Group setting up 20 IHOP restaurants across the country by 2025 on an individual investment of Rs 3.5 crore, Gary Moore, DineEquity Inc International VP said.... Sat, 03 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3906 Vietnam Has Huge Potential in Franchising http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3904 Dozens of franchises are being established in Vietnam and more new brands are expected to enter the market in the near future, according to experts.... Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3904 Friends & Brgrs (Finland) Expanding into Germany http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3905 Friends & Brgrs is expanding to Germany, opening its sixth restaurant in September inside the Europa Passage mall in central Hamburg.... Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3905 Giggles N' Hugs (US) Signs LOI to Open its First Locations in Bahrain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3902 Giggles N' Hugs Signs LOI to Open Its First International Franchise Locations in Bahrain.... Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3902 Taco Bell (US) Announces Global Growth Plan http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3903 Taco Bell, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc., recently announced its strategy of adding restaurants globally to increase its annual sales from $10 billion to $15 billion by 2022.... Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3903 Camille's Ice Cream Bars (US) Brings Smiles into Saudi Arabia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3899 Camille's Ice Cream Bars announced today its first restaurant in Saudi Arabia has opened in Riyadh. ... Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3899 Wing Zone (US) Signs Franchise Agreement for Philippines http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3901 Viva Food Group Signing to Boost Wing Zone's International Presence by 30 Percent Over Next 10 years.... Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3901 Long John Silver's (US) Continues International Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3882 Long John Silver's, the world's largest QSR Seafood Company continues its exciting growth in both sales and development.... Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3882 International Brands Explore New Growth in Azerbaijan and Georgia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3896 Over 30 franchise brands will be presented at the First International Franchise Exhibition BUYBRAND Transcaucasia scheduled for June 2-3 in Tbilisi, Georgia.... Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3896 Buffalo Wings & Rings (US) Expands to Europe http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3874 Buffalo Wings & Rings, which has over 80 locations, has opened its first location in Europe in Limassol, Cyprus. ... Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3874 Edible Arrangements (US) Launches Aggressive International Expansion Campaign http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3877 With more than 1,300 locations in the U.S. and six countries, Edible Arrangements to focus on expanding its global presence.... Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3877 MEITO Cafe (Germany) Opens 2nd Outlet in Lebanon http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3875 MEITO announces the opening of its second location inside Lebanon's newest Mega Mall - The Spot Choueifat. ... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3875 Zen (Thailand) to Franchise Brands in Asean for First Time in 2017 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3897 Zen Corporation, the operator of Zen and Aka Japanese restaurants, will branch out internationally for the first time on a franchise basis this year, aiming to become one of Asean's top five casual dining chains in the next five years. ... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3897 Enterprise Rent-A-Car (US) Expanding into Vietnam http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3898 Enterprise Holdings Inc. - the world's largest car rental company - has announced plans to enter the Vietnam market.... Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3898 The Orbis Hotel Group Opens First Novotel Hotel (France) in Sarajevo http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3900 Orbis Group, the strategic partner of AccorHotels in Eastern Europe, said on Wednesday it has signed a franchise agreement for a Novotel hotel in Bosnia's capital Sarajevo with its local partner and investor, Al Shiddi Group. ... Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3900 Dusit (Thailand) Sets up Franchise Deal in China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3894 Dusit International, a leading Thai hotel management chain, has clinched a franchising deal with China-based hotelier Dossen International Group to operate 40 branded resorts and residences under the Dusit Princess label across China over the interme... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3894 Snap Fitness (US) Signs Master Franchise Agreement for Indonesia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3895 Snap Fitness Now Has Clubs Open Or In Development In 19 Countries.... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3895 Impresa Hospitality (India) to Develop Maroosh (India) Internationally http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3892 Impresa Hospitality is planning pan India and overseas expansion of its Maroosh brand with 300 restaurants in the next five years, a top company executive said.... Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3892 Pizza Hut (US) Set to Open 75 New Outlets in Pakistan http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3893 American fast food giant Pizza Hut has decided to double its presence in Pakistan, the company and its local partner announced on Friday, adding that they would open 75 new outlets at an approximate investment of $3.4 million.... Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3893 RFG (Australia) Targets Pacific Islands http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3891 Global food and beverage company, Retail Food Group is making waves in international markets, with expansion plans for some of the Group's most well-loved Brand Systems brewing strong in the Pacific Islands.... Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3891 Johnny Rockets (US) Opens its Fifth Costa Rican Eatery at Escazu Village http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3888 The classic American diner-style eatery, Johnny Rockets, opened the doors to its fifth locale in Costa Rica.... Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3888 Sumo Sushi & Bento (UAE) to Open 20 Outlets Across GCC http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3890 Sumo Sushi & Bento, a home-grown UAE company, has announced that the Apparel Group has signed a franchise agreement to bring forward 20 Sumo Sushi & Bento outlets across the GCC region.... Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3890 Goldfish Swim School (US) Announces International Expansion Plans http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3887 The exponential growth that Goldfish Swim School has experienced since the opening of their first franchise location in 2009 is continuing. ... Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3887 Pestmaster (US) Expands Internationally to Lebanon http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3889 The pest control franchiser announced its first international franchisee, located in the Republic of Lebanon.... Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3889 Why Western Brands Are Taking a Chance on the UK http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3885 Why Western brands are taking a chance on the UK.... Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3885 NOVUM Hotel Group (Germany) Agreement with K1 Immobilien Group http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3886 The NOVUM Hotel Group is signing a contract with AccorHotels and K1 Immobilien Group and proves once again that franchising must never be underestimated if you want to expand successfully.... Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3886 Kim Soon Grilled Pork (Thailand) to Expand to Laos, Cambodia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3880 Preecha Klongchit spent Bt20,000 in 2011 to launch a grilled-pork franchise, Kim Soon Grilled Pork, and it now generates revenue of Bt240,000 a day.... Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3880 PostNet (US) International Franchise Corporation Acquired by MBE Worldwide http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3884 PostNet International Franchise Corporation, a leading design, printing and shipping franchise with 660 locations in 9 countries, has been purchased by MBE Worldwide, one of the largest third-party logistics, printing and communication service retail... Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3884 Sotheby's (US) Signs Master Franchise Agreement for India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3881 Global property agent to expand in India.... Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3881 Pollo Campero (Guatemala) Sets its Sights on US Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3883 Chicken chain Pollo Campero isn't a household name outside its native Guatemala, but as Latin cultural influence grows in the U.S.... Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3883 Tim Hortons CEO Brushes Aside Skepticism of Ambitious U.K. Expansion Plans http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3878 The CEO of the parent company of Tim Hortons is brushing off skepticism that the British will embrace its double-doubles and Timbits as it readies to open its first location in the United Kingdom next month.... Tue, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3878 Sky Zone (US) Signs Master Franchise Deal In Pakistan http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3879 Sky Zone, creator of the world's first indoor trampoline park, announces it has signed a development agreement with Vibractive.... Tue, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3879 Gold's Gym (US) Shows Strong 1st Quarter With Domestic And International Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3873 World's Most Iconic Fitness Brand On Track To Open Over 45 New Gyms By End Of Year.... Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3873 Myntra to Sub-franchise Mango (Spain) Stores in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3876 Myntra.com, the country's largest online fashion retailer, is close to signing up two sub-franchisees to manage Mango stores in India, according to three people familiar with the matter.... Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3876 Bennigan's (US) Opens 2nd Restaurant In Doha, Qatar http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3870 One of the world's most beloved restaurant brands - Bennigan's - is opening its second location in Doha, Qatar.... Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3870 Patrice & Associates (US) Expands to Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3871 Patrice & Associates is pleased to announce it has signed its first international franchise agreement with Regional Developers Ross and Karen Horton in Canada.... Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3871 Massage Experts (US) Announces Canadian Expansion With Four New Clinics http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3872 Massage Experts announces plans for 4 new clinics expected to open in Fall 2017 in Regina, Saskatoon.... Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3872 Arby's (US) to Open 10 New Restaurants in Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3868 Arby's, America's leading Fast Crafted restaurant brand with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide, today announced it signed development agreements to build 10 new restaurants in Canada.... Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3868 Little Caesars (US) Continues Caribbean Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3869 Little Caesars Pizza, one of the fastest growing pizza chains in America and home of the HOT-N-READY pizza, continues its international expansion across the Caribbean... Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3869 RFG (Australia) to Intensify International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3865 ASX-Listed global food and beverage company, Retail Food Group Limited this week announced the creation a new role, Head of International Development, to bolster its aggressive international growth strategy.... Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3865 ICONS Coffee Couture (Germany) Signs Saudi Arabia Master Franchise Agreement http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3866 The brand currently has nine outlets in the UAE.... Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3866 Ruby Tuesday (US) Expands to Qatar http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3867 Ruby Tuesday today announced that the Company has signed a development agreement with Al Bairaq Trading Import & Export Co. W.L.L. to expand the brand's presence into Qatar. ... Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3867 BWR (US) Named Best Franchise Opportunity for 2017 by Franchise Business Review http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3862 When you are looking to start a business, everyone has those moments where you question whether or not you're making the right long-term decision. ... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3862 Snap Fitness (US) Awards Saudi Arabia Franchise http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3852 Snap Fitness, continues their upward trajectory and world-wide growth with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for Saudi Arabia.... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3852 Pizza Hut (US) Enters Ethiopia Market http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3858 Pizza Hut is set to open three outlets in Ethiopia this year, becoming one of the first international restaurant chains to enter Africa's second-most populous country.... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3858 Wingstop (US) Opens 30 Locations in Malaysia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3860 Wingstop Restaurants has entered into an international expansion agreement with The Great Fundamentals Sdn. Bhd. to open 30 franchise locations in Malaysia over the next six years.... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3860 RFM (UAE) Expands into the UK http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3863 As part of the Expansion plan, Reliance FM has opened offices in London to cater to the UK Market. ... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3863 World Franchise Associates (UK) Participating in Major Franchise Expos in SE http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3864 World Franchise Associates (WFA) has recently announced plans to participate in major franchise expos in Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore from May to October 2016 including the following events taki... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3864 Cartridge World (US) Opens Shop in Nairobi http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=3861 US-based leading ink and toner retailer and franchisor Cartridge World has opened a shop in Kenya adding to four in East Africa after opening one in Tanzania in 2015. ... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=3861