World Franchise Associates - International Franchise News http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/xml/rss1.php World Franchise Associates collects and collates international franchise news. en-us Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Wed, 15 Nov 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 The Third Largest US Pizza Chain is Here to Give Competition to Dominos in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4158 Taking the franchising way, many global brands are entering the Indian market given India's huge population and of course, our love to eat out.... Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4158 Bridgepoint to Acquire the UK Master Franchise Rights to Burger King http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4159 Bridgepoint is believed to be planning to invest tens of millions of pounds in the business.... Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4159 Market Minnows: Domino's Poland http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4160 Polish pizzas. Rolls off the tongue, but does it work as a business?... Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4160 UK, Malaysia Operators Freshen Up Wingstop (US) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4157 The lyrics of Rick Ross have helped chicken chain Wingstop gain cult status, particularly for its lemon pepper wings, a favorite of the rapper who's also a franchisee with a couple dozen locations.... Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4157 Supergreen Solutions (US) Touts International Sustainable Business Program http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4161 SuperGreen Solutions, the rapidly growing, sustainability advisory business, announced the signing of master franchise licenses in Puerto Rico, Europe, the Caribbean, South America, and a six-country Middle Eastern group that includes Saudi Arabia, U... Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4161 Wayback Burgers (US) Launches Newest Location in Casablanca, Morocco http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4155 Area Developers Youssef Elmrani and Moutie Benhamza Bring America's Favorite Hometown Burger Joint to the Kingdom of Morocco.... Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4155 Tablez India Looking at Expanding Franchisee Business http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4156 The company runs 14 outlets of various brands and has plans to expand the total brand outlets to 100 across these brands by 2020.... Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4156 Muscle Maker Grill (US) Signs 10-unit Agreement for Kuwait http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4154 Muscle Maker Grill has inked a franchise agreement to open 10 locations throughout Kuwait, marking its first international territory.... Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4154 Chem-Dry (US) Signs Master Franchise Agreement for Cambodia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4153 Chem-Dry has signed a Master Franchise agreement for Cambodia with Sokny Sao, an established business owner in the capital city of Phnom Penh.... Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4153 RFG (Australia) Opens First Donut King in Sweden http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4151 RETAIL Food Group is banking on the Swedish "fika" concept of relaxing with coffee and a sweet treat to endear the Scandinavian country to Donut King, which will open its first store there within weeks.... Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4151 Habit Burger Grill (US) Target the UK and Netherlands Markets http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4152 Another transatlantic burger chain is eyeing territory in the UK - this time its the Habit Burger Grill.... Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4152 Manhattan Fish Market (Singapore) Continues International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4149 The Manhattan Fish Market is currently seeking experienced candidates in East Malaysia who share the same entrepreneurial spirit, vision and mission, to grow with the restaurant through franchising with ready-for-takeover restaurants available.... Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4149 SPAR (Netherlands) Launches in Pakistan as Part of Global Expansion Plan http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4150 Spar International has announced a new partnership with Burque Group, which will see the retailer open its first stores in Pakistan, starting in Karachi.... Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4150 Vapiano (Germany) Opens Mountain-View Location in Southern France http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4146 Vapiano has opened its 14th location under the ownership of Salvatore Perri, this one in the Marseille region of southern France, a news release said.... Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4146 Galeries Lafayette (France) to Open Stores in Turkey and Kuwait http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4147 French department store chain Galeries Lafayette plans to open a second store in Istanbul and its first in Kuwait City in 2019, tapping into high-spending shoppers in the Middle East.... Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4147 Planet Hollywood, Little Caesars Among 60 Global Food Brands to Target India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4148 More than 60 global food and beverage brands are planning to enter India, investing an estimated $1 billion and opening as many as 5,000 outlets over the next five years.... Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4148 Comoculture (UAE) Signs Master Franchise Agreement for India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4145 Dubai-based Comoculture to enter India early next fiscal.... Sun, 05 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4145 Jon Smith Subs (US) Expands to the UK http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4144 Jon Smith Subs, known for its fresh, hot-off-the-grill sub sandwiches, today announced its first stride in international expansion with its first overseas location slated to open in Kingston.... Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4144 Acquisition Firm Behind Dippin' Dots Turnaround Expands Investment Opportunities http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4141 After successful acquisitions of Dippin' Dots and Doc Popcorn, Fischer Enterprises, L.L.C. is planning to broaden its portfolio, honing in on food segment opportunities.... Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4141 Lebanon Welcomes Sixth Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4142 The Spot Choueifat just became an even sweeter place to shop!... Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4142 Why Franchises Are Doing so Well in South Africa http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4143 Over the past four years the franchising sector has displayed resilience, consistently growing its contribution to the country's GDP from 9.7% in 2014 to its present contribution of 13.3%.... Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4143 N-Hance Wood Refinishing (US) to Franchise in Australia and New Zealand http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4139 N-Hance Wood Refinishing announces it is expanding into Australia.... Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4139 Quest Apartment Hotels (Australia) Unveils Ambitious UK Expansion Plans http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4140 Quest Apartment Hotels, Australasia's largest and fastest growing apartment hotel operator, has marked the start of its ambitious UK expansion plans.... Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4140 Shawarma Lounge (India) Opens Franchise in Maldives http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4127 Shawarma Lounge, a food brand run under an Indian corporate house, has opened a franchise in capital city Male.... Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4127 Business Franchising Critical for SME Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4129 Industry Players and other business operators are advocating regulations for franchising in Ghana.... Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4129 Driving Licenses for Women Will Boost Economic Growth in Saudi Arabia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4130 Introduction of driving licenses for women will steer economic growth and reduce dependence on foreign labor in the Kingdom.... Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4130 Myntra to Develop ESPRIT (Germany) Brand in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4132 Online fashion retailer Myntra has clinched the master franchise rights for Esprit as the fashion brand attempts to make a comeback into the India market.... Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4132 RE/MAX (US) Is Rehashing India's Growth in Real Estate http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4133 Vice President, Global Development, Re/Max, oversees 100 countries of the real estate major.... Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4133 Domino's Pizza (US) to Target Ireland http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4138 COO Simon Wallis eyes up growth in Irish stores, as sales increase 13% in last quarter.... Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4138 Dickey's Barbecue Pit (US) to Expand into the Middle East http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4121 After 75 years in business, Dickey's Barbecue Pit is going global. ... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4121 Dubai to Create Dh2.7bn E-commerce Free Zone http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4123 Dubai CommerCity to tap GCC's growing e-commerce market... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4123 Pascal Tepper French Bakery Opens at Dubai Parks and Resorts http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4131 Pascal Tepper French Dine-in Bakery and Bistro has opened at the French Village in Riverland Dubai Parks and Resorts.... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4131 CEO Dave Long On Orangetheory's Explosive Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4134 Fueled by franchisee development and a high-intensity, group interval training model that's attracted tens of thousands of members.... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4134 Bennigan's (US) Opens 2nd Restaurant in the Kingdom of Bahrain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4137 Gulf Suites Hotel Amwaj celebrates addition of Legendary American brand.... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4137 Debenhams (UK) Opens First Australian Store http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4120 Debenhams has made its debut in Australia with the opening of a new store in the heart of Melbourne.... Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4120 Orbis (Poland) Launches Adagio (France) Aparthotel Brand in Eastern Europe http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4125 Orbis launches Adagio aparthotel brand, including in Romania.... Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4125 The Chickery (Canada) Announces First Location in The Middle East http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4126 The Chickery, the popular "better chicken" concept known for their commitment to fresh, never frozen chicken, sandwiches and sides, has announced a new location opening in Dubai's La Mer Meraas development.... Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4126 DMK Burger Bar (US) Announces Global Growth Plans http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4136 Chef Michael Kornick, a five-time James Beard nominee, and restaurateur David Morton of Morton's Steakhouse are teaming up with David Grossman, a franchise expert, to expand the DMK Burger Bar concept into an international chain.... Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4136 Shake Shack (US) Target Saudi Arabia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4122 The Gulf region is one of the burger chain's largest international markets.... Thu, 26 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4122 Fatburger (US) Signs Franchise Agreement for the United Kingdom http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4124 Fat Brands, parent company of Fatburger and Buffalo's Express, has signed a major international agreement with Charlie FB Limited.... Thu, 26 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4124 IHOP (US) Continues Domestic and International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4128 Today, IHOP Restaurants announces the opening of the first post-security airport location.... Thu, 26 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4128 SSP (UK) To Expand Presence In India With New Franchise Deal http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4135 SSP Operates An Extensive Portfolio Of More Than 400 International, National, And Local Brands. ... Thu, 26 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4135 Telepizza (Spain) Opens 15 Locations in Russia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4108 Telepizza and master franchisee WWP have converted 15 pizza stores of another brand in St. Petersburg, Russia.... Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4108 Ascott (Singapore) Signs Franchise Agreement in France with Aegide Domitys Group http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4109 Ascott Signs First Franchise Agreement In France With Aegide Domitys Group.... Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4109 Tim Hortons (Canada) to Expand into Northeast Ohio with 105 New Locations http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4110 Tim Hortons, the well-known Canadian-based restaurant chain is set to expand its franchise to Northeast Ohio next year.... Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4110 Multivista (US) Announces UK Expansion to London http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4113 Multivista opens a European Head Office to provide documentation services and software to the UK's largest construction market.... Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4113 Future Group (India) to Acquire WHSmith (UK) in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4104 Future Group is in an advanced stage of buying out the franchise rights of British retail chain WHSmith in India from Travel News Services India.... Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4104 Yum (US) Readies for Aggressive Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4107 Twenty years after separating from Pepsico, Yum's restaurants are bigger and more global.... Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4107 Hertz (US) Operator Eyes Bigger Slice of Car Rental Market http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4119 Executive chairman of Norbrook Equity Partners, Khary Robinson, says he has grown his share of the car rental market to 15 per cent since acquiring the Hertz franchise last year, but is angling for more.... Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4119 DoubleDragon (Philippines) Plans Franchising of JinJiang (China) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4102 Property developer DoubleDragon Properties Corp. plans to expand its hotel portfolio under the hospitality brand Jinjiang Inn via franchising. ... Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4102 RFG (Australia) Plan to Expand into the Middle East Region http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4103 Australia's largest multi-brand retail food franchisor announce regional expansion.... Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4103 Wingstop (US) to Open 70 Units in France http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4118 Wingstop has France on its radar. ... Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4118 RFG (Australia) Target China as Part of Global Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4111 Global food and beverage company, Retail Food Group Limited 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 Greater China.... Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4111 Wayback Burgers (US) Demonstrates Impressive Franchise Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4112 Wayback Burgers kept the franchise development momentum rolling in Q3 2017 after a record-setting start in the first six months of 2017. ... Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4112 Melt Shop (US) Launched an International Franchise Program http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4117 The New York City-based fast casual launched an international franchise program.... Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4117 Denny's (US) Announces Expansion into United Kingdom http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4105 Denny's Corporation, one of the world's largest full-service family dining chains, today announced its expansion into Europe.... Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4105 Flip Flop (US) Announces Major Retail Expansion into India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4106 Flip Flop Shops announced plans today to establish and develop 30 plus retail locations and an e-commerce presence throughout India. ... Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4106 RFG (Australia) to Franchise in the United Kingdom http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4116 Global food and beverage company, Retail Food Group Limited, 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 United Kingdom.... Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4116 Funtopia (Bulgaria) Continues International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4098 A second Australian Funtopia has opened in Maribyrnong as part of the brand's ongoing international franchise expansion.... Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4098 IHG (US) Opens First Holiday Inn in Doha, Qatar http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4100 InterContinental Hotels Group has expanded its portfolio of Holiday Inn hotels to Doha, Qatar.... Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4100