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, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT Wed, 24 Apr 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 Eggspectation (US) Continues International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4938 Egypt: 1st outlet of Eggspectation is opening soon in Egypt. ... Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4938 Dale Carnegie Training (US) Franchise Expands into China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4932 Dale Carnegie Training began operating outside the United States in the 1940s.... Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4932 UFC GYM (US) Plans to Open 55 Locations in Russia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4934 UFC GYM, the rapidly expanding global fitness franchise, today announced its new franchise partnership agreement with Russian Fitness Group (RFG), the market leader in the premium and luxury segments in Russia, to open 55 locations throughout the cou... Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4934 InterContinental Hotels Group (UK) to Open 39 New Hotels in India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4933 The new properties will add 6,200 hotel rooms in India.... Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4933 Enterprise Holdings (US) Signs Franchise Agreement for Japan http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4935 Enterprise Holdings has announced a new partnership with Nippon Rent-A-Car International to expand car rental services in Japan.... Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4935 Eddie Rocket's (Ireland) Plans International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4936 As the new managing director of Rocket Restaurants, industry veteran Adrian Crean has big plans for expanding the group's fast-casual burger offering internationally. ... Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4936 Shakespeare & Co. (UAE) Opens in Bahrain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4937 Shakespeare & Co. yesterday announced its official opening in Bahrain by hosting an exclusive launch "The Tea Party".... Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4937 Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (US) Expands in Armenia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4939 Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Continues Expansion of Ramada by Wyndham with New Opening in Armenia.... Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4939 Hooters (US) Continues its Global Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4931 Known for its world-famous Hooters Style chicken wings, the first Hooters opened its doors in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida.... Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4931 GYMGUYZ (US) Expands to United Kingdom http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4929 With accelerated growth across the U.S., mobile personal training concept GYMGUYZ has its sights set on continued international expansion. ... Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4929 IHG (UK) Focuses on China Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4930 Just a few weeks ago, analysts at Lodging Econometrics called China's hotel pipeline "booming," with 2,044 hotels and 411,032 rooms under construction, up 17 percent and 10 percent year over year, respectively. ... Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4930 Marriott International (US) Plans Expansion, to Add 50 Hotels in 4 Years http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4927 Luxury hotel chain Marriott International will expand its India presence by adding over 50 hotels in the next three-four years, according to a senior official of the group.... Thu, 04 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4927 Anytime Fitness (US) Expanding into Germany http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4928 Anytime Fitness, the world's largest and fastest-growing fitness franchise, will soon open its first gym in Germany. ... Thu, 04 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4928 Carrefour (France) Franchisee to Expand Presence in Africa http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4925 Majid Al Futtaim Holding LLC, an operator of French retailer Carrefour SA outlets, plans to boost its presence in Kenya as it looks to expand into eastern and southern Africa.... Wed, 03 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4925 Truly Nolen International (US) Opened Eight Franchises in 2018 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4926 Truly Nolen International celebrated eight grand openings throughout 2018. ... Wed, 03 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4926 120 International Hotels Set to Invest P23b in the Philippines http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4922 More than 100 international hotel chains are expected to invest over P23 billion in the Philippines in the next three years, according to the Philippine Franchise Association.... Tue, 02 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4922 German Doner Kebeb to Launch 100 Sites in Saudi Arabia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4923 A fast food retailer specialising in low calorie doner kebabs has unveiled plans to launch 100 outlets over the next decade as it expands with a new partnership in the ­Middle East. ... Tue, 02 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4923 Thomas Cook Hotels & Resorts (UK) Signs Franchise Agreement for Mallorca http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4924 Thomas Cook Hotels & Resorts has signed a franchise agreement with Hotel Sa Torre, under the Casa Cook brand, for the opening of a new rustic-style hotel of the Casa Cook hotel brand in Mallorca.... Tue, 02 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4924 Wall Street English (Spain) Expands with Launch in Mongolia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4920 New franchise partner Metro Development Group Mongolia eyes further growth across region.... Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4920 The Halal Guys (US) Opens its Very First European Location http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4921 The Halal Guys has opened its very first European location.... Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4921 Hyatt's (US) Presence in India to Expand from 19 Cities to 27 Cities by 2020 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4918 Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced that 2019 will mark record growth for Hyatt in India.... Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4918 Choice Hotels (US) Continues to Expand Brands Internationally http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4917 Choice Hotels International, Inc. CHH continues to expand through franchise agreements. ... Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4917 theCoderSchool (US) Plans International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4919 theCoderSchool, whose motto is "Learn to code. Change the world," is looking to go international. ... Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4919 Dickey's Barbecue Pit (US) Opens New International Location in Dubai http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4915 Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens the second international location in Dubai, after seeing great success with the first opening overseas in Abu Dhabi.... Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4915 9Round finalizes plans for future development in the Republic of Ireland http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4916 The Republic of Ireland's inaugural 9Round location is projected to open in the city of Cork before the end of 2019.... Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4916 Philippine Brands Expand to Foreign Markets http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4914 H​omegrown Philippine brands continue to level up to global standards with the help of franchising.... Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4914 9Round Opens First Location in Guatemala http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4912 9Round Franchising, LLC, continues to expand internationally with the recent grand opening of its first studio in Guatemala.... Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4912 Domino's Pizza (US) Opens First Store in Bangladesh http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4913 Domino's Pizza, the largest pizza company in the world based on global retail sales, is continuing its global growth momentum with the opening of its first store in Bangladesh. ... Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4913 Offbeat Donut (Ireland) Opens its First Location in Prague http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4907 The chain is keen to expand beyond the Irish capital.... Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4907 T BUN (South Korea) to Compete Major Taiwanese Brands http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4908 Korean milk tea brand is expanding fast enough to compete major Taiwanese brands. ... Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4908 Starbucks (US) Hits a New Milestone with China Opening http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4903 Starbucks has opened its 30,000th store - launched in Shenzhen, China.... Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4903 Mark Wahlberg Backs Australian Fitness Franchise F45 Training http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4906 Mark Wahlberg Investment Group and FOD Capital are buying a minority stake in F45 Training, a fitness franchise that will use the capital to fuel its global expansion.... Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4906 Little Caesars Pizza (US) Philippines Ready to Launch http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4904 Little Caesars Pizza Philippines will launch with its first restaurant next month. ... Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4904 Dine Brands (US) Continues Asia Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4905 Dine Brands Global Inc. has announced a deal with several principals of Gerry's Group, a leading Pakistan-based logistics and Food and Beverage group, to bring the IHOP brand to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.... Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4905 World Franchise Associates (UK) Signs Agreement with Playsy (Bahrain) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4902 World Franchise Associates has announced the signing of an agreement to exclusively represent Playsy (Bahrain) for development opportunities worldwide. ... Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4902 Duck Donuts (US) Continues International Growth http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4899 The first franchise opened in Williamsburg, Virginia, in 2013, and there are now 78 open franchise locations in two countries and more than 145 additional contracts in 26 states.... Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4899 World Franchise Associates (UK) Signs Agreement with Physique 57 (US) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4893 World Franchise Associates has announced the signing of an agreement to exclusively represent Physique 57 (US) for development opportunities worldwide. ... Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4893 World Franchise Associates (UK) Signs Agreement with Marco Pierre White (UK) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4894 World Franchise Associates has announced the signing of an agreement to exclusively represent several Marco Pierre White brands (UK) for development opportunities worldwide. ... Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4894 Club Pilates (US) Plans to Open 165 Club Pilates Studios in Japan http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4911 In the midst of a growth spurt that has propelled the company to the top of the boutique fitness industry, Club Pilates, the nation's largest and fastest-growing boutique Pilates franchise, announced today the signing of a Master Franchise Agreement ... Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4911 Mumuso (South Korea) Plans Over 300 Outlets in India by Mid-2022 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4898 Mumuso, South Korean lifestyle brand, is planning to add more than 300 outlets in India by mid-2022 with an aim to have a business turnover of Rs 1,000 crore.... Mon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4898 Fatburger (US) and Buffalo's Express (US) Open Co-Branded Location in Tunisia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4900 FAT Brands Inc. , parent company of Fatburger, is excited to announce the opening of its newest international location in Tunis.... Mon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4900 World Franchise Associates (UK) Signs Agreement with SALAID (Germany) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4892 World Franchise Associates has announced the signing of an agreement to exclusively represent SALAID (Germany) for development opportunities worldwide. ... Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4892 Bird (US) to Expand Scooter Stations Internationally via Local Franchises http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4909 Electric scooters are here to stay, whether we like it or not.... Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4909 Tony Roma's (US) Continues Expansion in Spain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4910 The industry leader announces its 33rd opening in Spain, strengthening its European presence... Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4910 Rainbow International Restoration (US) Expands into New Markets http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4896 Rainbow International Restoration has hired a new leadership team with Cary Fairless as the President and Craig Gjelsten as the Vice President.... Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4896 GYMGUYZ (US) Continues Domestic Expansion and Plans International Growth in 2019 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4897 Mobile personal training concept GYMGUYZ recently placed #50 in Entrepreneur Magazine's list of Fastest-Growing Franchises, a subset of the industry-leading Franchise 500 ranking. ... Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4897 Linguaphone Group (UK) Appoints Direct English Master Franchisee for Thailand http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4891 Linguaphone Group Ltd, a leading global education company from the UK, has today announced that a well-respected education group from Thailand has been granted the exclusive Master Franchise rights to develop the Group's international English languag... Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4891 Auntie Anne's (US) Opens in Myanmar http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4901 Pretzel franchise Auntie Anne's opened its first store in Myanmar recently at Yangon's Junction City Mall.... Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4901 Bursa Kebap House (Turkey) Signs Master Franchise Agreement for Iran http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4890 One of Turkey's leading food chains, Bursa Kebap House, which was taken over with three branches in 2010, has focused on foreign targets this year after growing through the management strategies of two entrepreneurial brothers as well as a franchisin... Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4890 7-Eleven (US) Plans to Open its first Store in India in 2019 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4889 U.S.-based 7-Eleven Inc expects to open its first branded store in India this year, after reaching a deal with Future Retail Ltd to run the chain in the Asian nation.... Thu, 28 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4889 Hyatt (US) Establishes JV with Homeinns for China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4888 Joint venture to leverage strengths of Hyatt and Homeinns, create new hospitality brand aimed at meeting the evolving travel trends in China by offering a different premium travel experience in the upper-midscale segment.... Wed, 27 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4888 Eight Questions To Consider Before Taking Your Business Global http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4886 Expanding your franchise internationally can be as big a task as launching a whole new business.... Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4886 Tim Hortons (US) Opens First Chinese Location http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4887 Tim Hortons expects there will be 1,500 locations opened across China over the next 10 years.... Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4887 Tealive (Malaysia) to Open 10 Stores in China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4883 Malaysian bubble tea company Tealive to open 10 stores in China.... Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4883 VeganBurg (Singapore) to Expand its Business in California http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4885 Singapore-based burger chain VeganBurg is seeking new franchisees to expand its business in California.... Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4885 Oyo (India) to Accelerate International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4882 Indian unicorn Oyo is accelerating its international expansion and is entering the Japan market with a rental apartment service targeting millennials, said a report in Nikkei Asian Review. ... Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4882 England Rugby Star James Haskell Becomes Fitness Franchisee - Opens F45 Studio http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4884 England rugby international James Haskell has become a gym franchisee, after opening a F45 functional training studio in Bath.... Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4884 Number of Franchise Stores And Brands Hit All-Time High in Korea in 2018 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4879 Franchise businesses in Korea remain exceptionally too many and their life exceptionally short, according to government data. ... Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4879 British Automotive Holding's Unit Signs Franchise Agreement With Surprice Rent A http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4880 British Automotive holding's unit signs franchise agreement with Surprice Rent A Car.... Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4880 Duck Donuts (US) Adds Puerto Rico to Expansion Plans http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4881 Franchise Agreement with Duck Donuts Puerto Rico, LLC Calls for Development of 3 Locations in Puerto Rico over the Next Three Years.... Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4881