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, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Thu, 24 May 2018 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 United Franchise Group (US) Plans to Open Jon Smith Subs Franchises in Australia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4503 United Franchise Group,Jon Smith Subs, Australia... Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4503 Reis & Irvy's Frozen Yogurt (US) Robots Are Coming to Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4504 Launching off the overwhelming success in US markets, Reis & Irvy's revolutionary frozen yogurt robots, are set to disrupt the industry in Canada.... Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4504 The Youngest Anytime Fitness Master Franchisee Has Big Plans for Morocco http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4506 The youngest (and the only female) Anytime Fitness master franchisee has big plans for Morocco.... Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4506 Hyatt (US) Hotel Corporation Has Signed its First Property in Ireland http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4507 Hyatt Hotel Corporation has signed its first property in Ireland - a hotel under the Hyatt Centric brand in the Liberties district of Dublin.... Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4507 Gloria Jean's (US) Coffees to Expand Across Africa http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4501 Gloria Jean's Coffees, is expanding into Africa. ... Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4501 Yogurtland (US) Expands International Presence http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4502 The ever-popular rapidly expanding, frozen dessert industry leader, Yogurtland recently opened its first location in the Emirate of Sharjah, bringing its international unit count to 45.... Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4502 Urban Bricks Pizza (US) to Expand Internationally in Panama http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4505 Urban Bricks Pizza, a fast-casual restaurant franchise serving next generation, quick Artisan pizza, salad and paninis with unlimited toppings, announced plans to introduce the fun, millennial-driven brand and 'Brickin good' pizza to Panama, Arizona,... Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4505 Dreams (UK) Plans Expansion into Republic of Ireland http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4497 Dreams, a private equity-backed UK furniture retailer, is weighing a possible expansion in the Republic of Ireland over the next 12 months.... Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4497 Pingu's English School (UK) Set to Expand Further in Myanmar http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4498 A franchise of a UK-based preschool service provider located in northern Yangon has reached its first anniversary and is set to expand to downtown Yangon as well as Mandalay.... Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4498 Stone Eden Nursery School (UK) Opens its First International Franchise in China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4499 A teddy bear's picnic with British sandwiches, cakes and biscuits helped a Carlisle nursery open its first franchise in China.... Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4499 Truefitt & Hill (UK) Continues its Expansion in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4500 ruefitt & Hill, the globally renowned hairdressing chain for men, has begun operations in the city. ... Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4500 Small Franchise Systems Can Go International Too http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4473 Just because a franchisor operates a small or emerging franchise network, it shouldn't exclude them from exporting their franchise brand to other countries.... Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4473 IKEA (Sweden) Signs Franchise Agreement for Peru, Chile and Colombia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4491 IKEA pushes into South America with partner Falabella.... Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4491 Starbucks (US) to Open New China Store Every 15 Hours Until 2022 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4495 Starbucks Corp. unveiled a bold plan to more than triple revenue in China over the next five years.... Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4495 Papa John's (US) Opens Restaurant in Turkey http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4492 Papa John's International, Inc.PZZA announced that it has expanded its footprint in the Middle East and Asia.... Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4492 Fix Auto And Novus Glass (Canada) Announce Plans to Expand in Ireland http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4493 Yesterday at the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) Ireland's 2018 Forum, Fix Auto World announced its plans to develop a comprehensive aftermarket services solution in Ireland across its two franchise network brands, Fix Auto and NOVUS... Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4493 Lord of the Fries (Australia) Plans to Open 100 Stores in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4494 Lord of the Fries is planning to open 100 stores in India as local sales hit $25 million.... Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4494 Starbucks (US) to Open its First Outlet in Yangon, Myanmar http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4489 Starbucks to open first outlet in Yangon, taps Myanmar for growth in ASEAN.... Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4489 Gloria Jean's (Australia) to Open First of 190 Outlets Planned for the UK http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4490 Global food and beverage company, Retail Food Group, has signed a Master Franchise Agreement which will see 13 outlets from its Gloria Jean's brand open in the United Kingdom.... Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4490 Pizza Hut (US) Franchisee to Develop 1,300 New International Units http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4496 Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc. and the world's largest pizza restaurant company with nearly 17,000 restaurants in over 100 countries, and Telepizza Group, the largest non-U.S. pizza delivery company worldwide with more than 1,600 stores i... Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4496 MCM (Germany) Opens its New Store in Saudi Arabia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4487 THE German luxury brand MCM celebrated the opening of its new store in Jeddah in partnership with NicheArabia, luxury marketing, and consultancy firm based in Saudi Arabia.... Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4487 Wagamama (UK) Opens First Sharjah Restaurant http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4488 The popular London eatery has expanded into their second Emirate in the UAE.... Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4488 South Africa Fast Food Franchising on the Rise http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4485 The fast food and quick service restaurant sector continues to show steady growth on the back of what has been a tough economic climate in South Africa.... Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4485 BAKE Cheese Tart (Japan) Opens First U.S. Shop in San Francisco http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4486 Japan's beloved BAKE Cheese Tart Shop opened its first store in United States at the Westfield Mall here May 4, 2018.... Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4486 Sloan's Ice Cream (US) Plans Middle East Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4483 Sloan's Ice Cream announced a litany of new openings that will further expand the brand's presence in the Middle East.... Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4483 Radisson Blu (USA) Signed in Vadistanbul, Turkey http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4484 Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul.... Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4484 Papa John's (US) Reaches Milestone with 50th Restaurant Opening in Spain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4481 Papa John's International, Inc., continues its International expansion with the opening of its 50 th restaurant in Spain.... Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4481 Harvey Nichols (UK) Opens in Qatar http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4482 The store is opening the franchise store in partnership with Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana group.... Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4482 Sotheby's (US) International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Mexico http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4467 Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its expanding presence in Mexico with the formation of Mexico Sotheby's International Realty.... Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4467 Jollibee (Philippine) Acquires Master Franchise Holder of Tim Ho Wan (Hong Kong) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4465 Jollibee Foods Corporation is acquiring the master franchise holder of the Michelin-star dim sum restaurant chain through a private equity fund investment.... Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4465 Seraphine (UK) Awards India Franchise http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4466 Seraphine maternity wear brand coming to India soon.... Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4466 Marriott International: Dividend Raise And Expected Earnings Beat http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4463 Marriott International: Dividend Raise And Expected Earnings Beat Follow An Impressive 2017.... Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4463 Wayback Burgers (US) Signs Master Franchise Agreement for Ireland http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4464 Area Businessmen Leading America's Favorite Hometown Burger Joint into Ireland.... Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4464 Franchising Takes Vietnamese Brands to the World http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4471 RedSun ITI has taken its chain of Truly Viet restaurants to Australia under the franchise model. ... Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4471 Generation NEXT (US) Franchise Brands Continues International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4468 Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Continues International Expansion Announcing $18 Million Master Licensing Agreement Within Australia.... Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4468 Nestle (Switzerland) and Starbucks (US) Strike $7.15 Billion Licensing Deal http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4469 Nestle and Starbucks strike $7.15 billion coffee licensing deal.... Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4469 Al Hokair Group (SAU) Signs an Exclusive Agreement with IHG (US) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4470 Al Hokair Group has now signed a Master Development Agreement (MDA) with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).... Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4470 Mint Trading Partners Launches Man'oushe Street (UAE) in Bahrain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4472 Man'oushe Street, a fast food restaurant serving Middle Eastern street food.... Sun, 06 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4472 CCC (Poland) Plans to Open 50 Stores in Ukraine by 2021 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4474 Adler International, developing the CCC shoe franchise store chain, has sold some stores in Poland and plans to develop the CCC shoe franchise store chain in Ukraine using the money received.... Sun, 06 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4474 fit20 (Netherlands) Set to Launch in New Zealand http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4479 With plans to open 25 studios across New Zealand, Dutch gym franchise fit20 is preparing to launch its first fitness studio in Auckland next month.... Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4479 First Swedish Donut King Store (Australia) Due to Open in May http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4477 The countdown is almost over for Swedish donut fans, with Australia's largest specialty donut retailer, Donut King, set to open the doors of its maiden European outlet in the country on 26 May.... Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4477 Loob Holding Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) to Open 140 Branches in Three Cities in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4480 Loob Holding Sdn Bhd, the founder of Tealive tea beverage brand, aims to open 140 branches in three cities in India.... Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4480 Chem-Dry Floor Cleaning (US) Awards Kenya Master Franchise http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4475 Chem-Dry, the world's largest carpet and floor cleaning franchise, has signed a new Master Franchise agreement in Kenya. ... Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4475 China-Based Hotelier Invests in Kona Grill (US) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4476 Grill brand is raising $5.6 million in new stock issue, eyes China expansion.... Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4476 P.F. Chang's (US) to Expand into China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4478 P.F. Chang's heads to China to serve American-style Chinese food.... Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4478 Minor (Thailand) Puts B12bn into Global Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4458 SET-listed Minor International (MINT), a hospitality, restaurant and lifestyle company, has set aside a combined 12 billion baht in capital expenditure. ... Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4458 Missguided (UK) to Open 15 Stores in MENA http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4459 Brand collaborates with retail giant Azadea Group following strong regional demand. ... Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4459 Amrest (Poland) to Become Master Franchisee for Pizza Hut (US) in Russia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4460 AmRest Holdings SE informs about signing on April 27, 2018 the Master Franchise Agreement with Pizza Hut Europe S.a.r.l. ... Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4460 Pakawaste (UK) Expands its Middle East Franchise http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4461 Pakawaste Ltd has expanded its franchise in the Middle East, with the introduction of its baling and conveying machine products into Abu Dhabi and Oman, through agreements with two local distributors.... Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4461 Majid Al Futtaim Opens $82.2m Carrefour Distribution Hub in Dubai http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4462 A future expansion will include retail robotics systems.... Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4462 Solo Tacos (Kuwait) to Franchise in Oman http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4455 Mexican restaurant opened in Al Qurum Complex.... Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4455 Wetzel's Pretzels (US) to Open 50 Restaurants to China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4456 Wetzel's Pretzels to Bring 50 Restaurants to China.... Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4456 Burger King Drives Restaurant Brand International's Growth in The First Quarter http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4457 Burger King Drives Restaurant Brand International's Growth In The First Quarter.... Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4457 Instinct Dog Behavior and Training Business (US) to Franchise in Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4444 Brian Burton and his wife Sarah Fraser had full-time employment in New York City. ... Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4444 CARSTAR (US) Launches New Operations and Sales Structures across Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4445 New zone structure and revolutionary performance platform aims to drive franchise profitability.... Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4445 Melt Shop (US) to Expand its Presence in Kuwait http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4446 Melt Shop, the pioneers of the melted sandwich movement, announced today that its newest franchised restaurant is now open in Fahaheel, Kuwait.... Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4446 CCC (Poland) Acquires Romania's Shoe Express for 33 Mln Euro http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4448 Polish footwear retailer CCC said on Thursday it has bought a 100% stake in Romanian company Shoe Express for 33 million euro ($40.2 million). ... Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4448 Tablez (India) Unveils Chennai's First Springfield (Spain) Store http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4450 Tablez unveils Chennai's first Springfield store.... Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4450 FIM 2018 Records Potential Franchise Transaction Value of RM410m http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4453 Franchise International Malaysia 2018 has recorded a potential transaction value of RM410 million, an increase of more than ten percent as compared to the previous year with RM373 million.... Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4453 World Franchise Associates Signs Exclusive Agreement with Blue Sushi Sake Grill http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4454 World Franchise Associates has announced the signing of an agreement to exclusively represent Blue Sushi Sake Grill for development opportunities in the Middle East.... Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4454