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, 16 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT Wed, 16 Jan 2019 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 New Study Reveals English Language Learning Set for Significant Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4822 The Global English Language Report looks at the state of English language education - including insight on demand for training, motivations for learning, importance of the language in business.... Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4822 Franchise Ventures Seeing Rapid Growth in Thailand http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4819 Franchise brands scheduled to start their business in Thailand this year include Taco Bell, an American fast food chain that is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands.... Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4819 T BUN (South Korea) Expands Business Internationally Along with the Rising Pop http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4820 The milk tea business is booming. ... Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4820 Taco John's (US) Opens its Doors in Glasgow http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4821 Taco John's makes it highly anticipated Glasgow debut and is celebrating by giving away 100 Potato Olés Golden Tickets.... Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4821 Code Ninjas (US) Begins International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4817 Kids Coding Franchise to Debut in Canada with First Location to Open in Guelph, Ontario.... Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4817 Starbucks' (US) International Cafes Outnumber US Locations http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4818 With an aggressive push into China, the coffee giant officially operates more stores internationally than it does in the States.... Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4818 AAW Celebrates the Grand Opening of its Second JYSK (Denmark) Branch in Kuwait http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4812 Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial Co. and JYSK celebrated the launch of the second JYSK furniture store in Kuwait during a grand opening event held at their new showroom in Shuwaikh on December 19.... Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4812 Duck Donuts (US) Announces Opening of First International Location in Chile http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4814 Duck Donuts, known for serving Warm, Delicious and Made-to-Order! donuts, is set to open its first location in Santiago, the capital city of Chile, on Jan. 11. ... Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4814 CEC Entertainment, Inc. (US) Expands into Central America and Middle East http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4815 Franchisees to Open 25 New Chuck E. Cheese's Restaurants, Plus More on Horizon.... Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4815 Burger King (US) Builds a Bigger Presence in Brazil http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4816 Brazil, known for its unique steak houses and premium beef exports, is seeing a growing appetite for a different type of meal, Burger King's 680-calorie whopper.... Wed, 09 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4816 Northland Properties Announces Development Agreement for Denny's (USA) in Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4813 Denny's Corporation entered into a multi-year franchise development agreement with Northland Properties Corporation.... Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4813 Choice Hotels' (CHH) Expansion Strategy to Drive Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4810 It has been a tough year for Hotels and Motels industry.... Thu, 20 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4810 Little Caesars Pizza (US) Continues to Grow with First Philippines Location http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4811 Little Caesars Pizza, the third largest pizza chain in the world, will open its first restaurant in the Philippines in January 2019. ... Thu, 20 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4811 Copper Chimney (India) Opens First Restaurant in Dubai http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4808 Indian restaurant Copper Chimney opens first restaurant in Dubai.... Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4808 Wendy's (US) Opens Flagship Dubai Location http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4809 Wendy's has opened its flagship restaurant in the Middle East in Kite Beach on Jumeirah Road, Dubai.... Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4809 Rush Bowls (US) Announces International Expansion into Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4805 Rush Bowls, a fast-casual chain known for its meals-in-a-bowl crafted from fruits and vegetables, topped with granola and honey, and blended with protein, vitamins and other nutritious ingredients-has announced its first international expansion into ... Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4805 BOUNCE (Australia) to Franchise in Saudi Arabia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4806 The world's first female-only trampoline park, BOUNCE has opened its doors in Riyadh.... Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4806 2019 Global Growth Forecasts: Best Countries for Franchise Development http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4807 Despite global trade fears, new franchise development around the world in 2019 will continue to be tied to GDP growth. ... Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4807 Sotheby's International Realty (US) to Expand into Slovakia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4802 Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its expansion in Europe with the opening of Slovakia Sotheby's International Realty.... Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4802 Barcelos (South Africa) Opens Shop in Harare, Zimbawe http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4803 South African fast-food giant Barcelos Flame Grilled Chicken restaurant is set to open its first Harare branch this week, following the opening of another outlet in Bulawayo.... Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4803 Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza (US) Opens in West Vancouver, Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4804 Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza opens today in the West Vancouver area of British Columbia in Canada, with an open-kitchen store on Park Royal North, a news release said. ... Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4804 Anytime Fitness' Parent Company to Develop Basecamp Fitness (US) Internationally http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4800 Anytime Fitness' Parent Company Acquires Basecamp Fitness With Plans To Franchise Worldwide.... Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4800 ENOC Group (UAE) to Build 45 New Service Stations in KSA http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4801 ENOC Group have announced major expansion plans to build 45 new service stations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia over the next five years. ... Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4801 Wayback Burgers (US) Launches Newest Location in the Netherlands http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4792 Wayback Burgers, America's Favorite Hometown Burger Joint and one of the world's fastest growing burger franchises, opened a new location in the Netherlands.... Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4792 Tony Roma's (US) is on the Move with a New Location in Bahrain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4797 Romacorp Inc., the parent company of Tony Roma's, announces the re-opening of one of its popular Jaffair restaurants, from Enma Mall to the Najma Sports Club, conveniently located one mile from the U.S. Navy Base and multiple hotels. ... Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4797 MUSE Global (US) Announces International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4785 Successful plant-based, sustainable learning program for children announces plans for international expansion... Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4785 Moataz Al Alfy Presents Franchise Potential in Egypt http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4799 Honorary Chair of the Egyptian Franchise Development Association (EFDA) Moataz Al Alfy held a press conference on Oct. 31 in relation to the 16th Middle East and North Africa International Franchise & License Exhibition (MIFE 2018) to take place ... Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4799 Tony Roma's (US) Continues to Expand Across Spain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4783 Tony Roma's continues to expand across Spain with two new restaurant openings in Malaga and Bilbao.... Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4783 PropertyGuys.com (Canada) Launches International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4784 PropertyGuys.com, a Moncton business that cuts out the middleman in real estate buying and selling, is expanding out of Canada for the first time. ... Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4784 UAE Companies Plan to Expand the "Franchise" System in Gulf and Global Markets http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4787 UAE companies are currently expanding their brands in the GCC and Europe markets by using franchises for their brands, "Franchise."... Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4787 Candida (Italy) Franchise to Open in Iklin http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4788 JB Stores one of the most renowned family-run businesses in Malta has announced details of its latest investment.... Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4788 Top Global Brands Plan India Stores http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4790 Multinational brands Under Armour, UK's Dorothy Perkins and Italy's Replay are planning to set up brick-and-mortar outlets across the country.... Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4790 Europcar Mobility Group (France) Opens New Franchises in 16 Countries http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4791 Europcar Mobility Group announces the opening of new franchises in 16 countries through its brands, Europcar, Goldcar, InterRent and Buchbinder to expand its international presence.... Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4791 Nurse Next Door (US) Signs Master Franchise Agreement for Australia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4786 Rapidly growing home care brand plans to add 3 additional countries within 12 months.... Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4786 Kidz Bop (US) to Expand Globally http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4789 Kidz Bop - one of the hottest music acts for the 12-and-under set-have just announced the first leg of their 2019 tour - and this time they’re taking the show worldwide, kicking it off in London on April 20.... Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4789 Marriott's (MAR) Courtyard Brand to Expand Presence in Europe http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4796 Marriott International, Inc.'s MAR Courtyard by Marriott brand has announced that it intends to expand its footprint in the European market.... Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4796 Carey International (US) Launches Carey Limousine Franchise Operation in Madrid http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4798 Carey International, Inc., the leading provider of innovative chauffeured service solutions, customer-centric travel technology, and ground transportation logistics management, announced, today, that it has named a new Franchise operation in Madrid, ... Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4798 ICONS Coffee Couture (Germany) Announces Further Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4793 ICONS Coffee Couture, a health-conscious lifestyle coffee shop chain, is looking to continue its stead-fast growth in the Middle East through its partnership with ABL Company.... Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4793 Hyatt Hotels (US) Opens its First Hotel in Saudi Arabia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4794 Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania, marking the introduction of the Hyatt Place brand to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.... Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4794 9Round Opens First South American Location in Argentina http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4795 9Round Franchising, LLC, expands internationally with the recent opening of its first studio in Argentina, marking the brand’s official entrance into South America. Argentina is the 15th country outside of the U.S where 9Round is operating.... Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4795 OsteoStrong (US) Signs Franchise Agreement for Australia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4780 World renowned franchise OsteoStrong has arrived in Australia.... Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4780 Oyo Hotels (India) Showing Strong Growth in China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4781 Just a year after expanding its presence to China, Indian hospitality chain Oyo Hotels and Homes has 180,000 franchised and leased rooms and more than 4,000 hotels under under franchise, manchise (a hybrid of franchise and management) and lease agree... Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4781 Enterprise Rent-A-Car (US) to Franchise in Vietnam http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4779 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Opens for Business in Vietnam.... Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4779 Oyo Hotels (India) to Franchise in UAE http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4778 Oyo Hotels & Homes, a global chain of leased and franchised hotels and homes, plans to launch its unique business model that combines the best of management contract and franchise agreement in the UAE.... Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4778 Maple Bear (Canada) Awards Romania Franchise http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4776 Canadian private school launches franchise in Romaniaю... Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4776 SuperGreen Solutions (US) Signs Master Franchise Agreement for Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4777 SuperGreen Solutions is proud to welcome Barry Gallant of Maritimes, Canada as the newest Master Franchisee to join its network. ... Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4777 Taco Bell (US) to Open its First Location in London http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4775 Taco Bell is making a move toward its goal to become a $15 billion company in global system sales by 2022, with 9,000 restaurants in total.... Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4775 FASTSIGNS (US) Continues International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4770 Fastsigns International (Carrollton, Texas) a world-leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchisor, has announced that it's signed 32 franchise agreements so far in 2018 to develop new, co-branded and conversion centers across the U.S. i... Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4770 Uno Chicago Bar & Grill (US) to Open Stores in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4771 Ambuja Neotia Group's hospitality vertical has recently introduced globally recognized American casual dining chain, Uno Chicago Bar & Grill in India through franchise route. ... Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4771 Heilind (US) Signs Global Franchise Agreement with HARTING (Germany) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4772 Distributor Heilind Electronics, announces that it has signed a global distribution agreement with the HARTING Technology Group.... Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4772 ICONS Coffee Couture (Germany) Continues Global Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4773 ICONS Coffee Couture, an international lifestyle coffee chain announced that it has appointed Hassan Jawad as its new CEO, to lead the company through its next phase of innovation and spur exponential growth. ... Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4773 Swiss International Hotels (Switzerland) Signs Franchise Agreement for Pakistan http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4774 Swiss International and Unicorn Prestige sign a franchise agreement for a new 350 luxury hotel.... Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4774 Al Baik (Saudi Arabia) Signs Franchise Agreement for Bahrain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4763 The famous Saudi fast food chain Al Baik is finally expanding outside the kingdom, and its first spot is Bahrain International Airport (BIA). ... Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4763 The Entourage Group (Netherlands) Plans Dual UK Launch of Fast-Casual Concepts http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4769 Amsterdam-based hospitality company, The Entourage Group, plans to bring fast-casual concepts The Butcher and Toni Loco to the UK within the next six months.... Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4769 The F&B Franchise Industry Experiences Steady Growth in the Middle East http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4757 This blog is the third in a series of three. It is a continuation from the previous blog.... Thu, 22 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4757 Al-Hokair Plans to Grow Sparky's (Saudi Arabia) Brand Globally http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4758 Al-Hokair Entertainment, a family entertainment organization in the region, demonstrated its ambition to grow its Sparky's brand through franchise business model during the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018 in Orlando. ... Thu, 22 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4758 Doner and Gyros (UAE) to Invest Rs 200 cr in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4760 Dubai-based quick service restaurant chain Doner and Gyros will invest Rs 200 crore over the next five years for expansion in India, a senior official said Wednesday.... Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4760 Emirates NBD (UAE) Opens 2nd Branch in Riyadh http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4761 EMIRATES NBD, a leading banking group in the region, has opened its second branch in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's capital city, Riyadh.... Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4761 Williams-Sonoma (US) to Bring Several of its Brands to India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4756 Williams-Sonoma has teamed with Reliance Brands Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, to bring several of its brands to India in a franchise agreement.... Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4756 Tony Roma's (US) Opens in Bolivia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4762 When it comes to expanding overseas, Bolivia is not the first country that comes to mind... if it comes to mind at all. ... Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4762