World Franchise Associates - International Franchise News http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/xml/rss1.php World Franchise Associates collects and collates international franchise news. en-us Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT Tue, 17 Jul 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 World Franchise Associates (UK) Signs Agreement with GYMGUYZ (US) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4581 World Franchise Associates has announced the signing of an agreement to exclusively represent GYMGUYZ for development opportunities in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and worldwide. ... Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4581 Tumbles (US) Signs Franchise Agreement for Qatar http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4579 Tumbles Continues Its Vision to Shape the Minds and Bodies of the Future on A Global Scale with the Signing of a Country Agreement in Qatar. ... Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4579 Telepizza (Spain) Opens First Outlet in Malta http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4577 Pizza enthusiasts are in for a treat as the first Telepizza outlet in St Andrew's Road, Swieqi officially opens its doors on Saturday 14th July, from 12pm onwards.... Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4577 UFC GYM (US) Signs Franchise Agreement for Japan http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4578 UFC GYM, the rapidly expanding fitness franchise that creates training programs for all levels inspired by the training regimens of UFC athletes, announced that it will be expanding its international footprint by opening 20 franchise locations in Jap... Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4578 Tim Hortons (Canada) Plans to Open More than 1,500 Stores in China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4576 Tim Hortons plans to open more than 1,500 of its coffee-and-doughnut shops in China over the next decade.... Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4576 Karacha (Turkey) Enters Romanian Market http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4575 Karaca, Turkey's largest household appliance retailer, has entered the Romanian market by opening a branch and has already begun signing contracts for stores in major shopping centers in Bucharest, such as AFI Cotroceni and Mega Mall.... Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4575 Dine Brands International to Bring IHOP (US) Restaurants to Peru http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4580 Dine Brands International announced that it will bring the world-famous IHOP restaurant brand to South America for the first time through an agreement with new franchisee Percapitals S.A.C. to open 25 restaurants in Peru in the next ten years.... Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4580 MEITO (Germany) Announces Strong Expansion Plans in GCC Countries http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4572 MEITO unveils aggressive expansion plans for its Cafe, Lounge and Bubble Tea concept in the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, KSA and Bahrain. ... Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4572 Leon (UK) Plans to Open 20 Restaurants across Ireland by 2023 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4573 Dublin branch first of up to 20 planned to open in Ireland by 2023 under franchise deal.... Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4573 Kauai Wants to Expand in SA, Looking for New Franchisees http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4570 Kauai is looking for hands-on franchisees to partner with as part of its growth plan for 2018.... Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4570 CPR Cell (US) Phone Repair Expands into Turkey, Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4571 CPR Cell Phone Repair's International Franchise Network Expands into Turkey, Ivory Coast and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. ... Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4571 PHL Franchise Industry Seen to Grow by 15-20% This Year http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4574 THE LOCAL franchise industry is confident of breaching the P1-trillion revenue mark this year as it aggressively positions the Philippines as the "franchise hub of Asia."... Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4574 Jollibee (Philippines) Plans to Open Stores in UK, Malaysia, Indonesia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4569 Jollibee said plans to build 500 new stores, including in new markets like the United Kingdom, Malaysia and Indonesia as part of a P12-billion spending plan, its CEO said Friday.... Wed, 04 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4569 World Franchise Associates (UK) Propels Pure Nectar Global Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4565 Mr. Troy Franklin, COO of World Franchise Associates and their team identified and secured two Area Development agreements for Pure Nectar Juice for Brunei and Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2018.... Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4565 Orangetheory Fitness (US) Continues International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4567 Orangetheory Fitness, one of the world's fastest-growing fitness franchise brands, has selected Life Fitness as the preferred treadmill supplier for its growing international business.... Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4567 Bath & Body Works (US) Signs Franchise Agreement for India http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4568 American lifestyle and personal care brand Bath & Body Works has made its debut in India through a franchising agreement with Major Brands.... Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4568 World's First Plant-Based Burger Joint Is Ready For International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4566 After eight years of perfecting its ultimate plant-based burger recipe, VeganBurg, has announced its plans to expand Internationally with focus on the Southeast Asia and Middle East Regions. ... Sat, 30 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4566 World Franchise Associates (UK) Signs Agreement with Copper Chimney (India) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4560 Agreement targets development opportunities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), United Kingdom(UK), and worldwide.... Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4560 Taco Bell (US) Signs Deals for 400-plus Restaurants in Brazil, Spain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4563 With its first-ever master franchise agreements, Taco Bell is in global expansion mode.... Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4563 Marie Claire Forays Into The Indian Salon & Wellness Industry Via Franchising http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4564 Fast growing and prolific, the beauty salon industry is built on products and services that help us look our best.... Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4564 9Round (US) Continues its Global Growth by Expanding into India and Argentina http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4559 The kickboxing fitness franchise is seeing record growth with more than 700 locations worldwide.... Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4559 Leon (UK) is Launching its First U.S. Location http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4561 Leon, a UK-based fast food brand, is launching its first U.S. location in Washington, D.C. late this summer, according to a company press release. ... Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4561 Wingstop (US) Opens in Panama http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4562 Wingstop Restaurants Inc., the award-winning wing concept with more than 1,100 locations globally, today announced that it has opened its first franchise restaurant in Panama City, Panama... Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4562 Esquires Coffee (New Zealand) Enters Romanian Market http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4554 Esquires Coffee, an international coffee shop franchise from New Zealand, opened its first unit in Bucharest, in Veranda Mall.... Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4554 McDonald's (US) to Expand McCafe Concept in Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4555 McDonalds extends its cafe chain rollout as it battles Tim Hortons and Starbucks.... Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4555 Reliance FM (UAE) Continues International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4556 In May of 2018, we had the official signing of our second global franchise in Doha, Qatar.... Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4556 Lotte GRS (South Korea) Launches Burger Shop Chain in Mongolia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4557 Lotte GRS launches burger shop chain in Mongolia.... Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4557 MRCA Expects 30% Growth for Retail Franchise Industry by 2020 http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4558 The Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA) is targeting a 30% growth for the retail franchise industry by 2020, to be driven by the worldwide expansion of local Malaysian brands.... Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4558 Tint World (US) Announces Growth Plans http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4550 Rapid growth cited as need for new franchisee website for National Automotive Styling Centers.... Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4550 OYO (India) Plans its Foray into China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4551 OYO continues its international expansion, announces its foray into China. ... Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4551 FOCUS Brands to Open Auntie Anne's (US) in China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4552 World's largest soft pretzel brand continues aggressive international expansion.... Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4552 Under500 (UAE) Announces Franchise Opportunities Across MENA http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4553 Dubai-based home-grown healthy food concept Under500 has announced expansions plans with franchise opportunities in Dubai and across the MENA region.... Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4553 The Chocolate House Bonn (Luxembourg) Expands Internationally http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4544 One of Luxembourg's best-loved brands has been quietly going global.... Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4544 Copper Branch (Canada) Is Going Global http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4548 Copper Branch, a Canada-based vegan eatery, is going global. ... Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4548 Future Electronics (Canada) Signs Franchise Agreement with GP Batteries http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4549 Future Electronics has signed an Americas and Europe, Middle-East and Africa Franchise Agreement with GP Batteries.... Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4549 Icons Coffee Couture (Germany) Now Brewing in UAE, Austria and Saudi Arabia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4543 The ICONS Lounge Concept is a luxury segment to the high street coffee chain with stores spanning over 250 m2, with inlays of gold, and an interior designed for exclusive boutique exhibitions, display of art and fashion shows.... Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4543 UFC Gym (US) to Open Franchise Locations Throughout Singapore http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4547 UFC GYM, the rapidly expanding fitness franchise that creates training programs for all levels and ages inspired by the training regimens of UFC athletes, today announced a new partnership with NF FITNESS PTE LTD to open 15 franchise locations throug... Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4547 Sugarfina (US) Goes Global with First Boutique in Asia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4545 Sugarfina, the luxury confections boutique founded in Beverly Hills, CA, will expand to Asia this summer when it opens its first Hong Kong store in the prestigious Harbour City mall in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong.... Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4545 Domino's (US) Opens 1st Restaurant in Kosovo With Anatron & ICSG http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4546 Domino's Pizza, Inc. DPZ announced the opening of its first store in Kosovo.... Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4546 Lululemon (Canada) Has Opened its First Swedish Store http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4538 Lululemon has opened its first Swedish store, hoping to charm both male and female yoga fans.... Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4538 SA's Food Franchising Sector Among 'Best in the World' http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4542 Quality, branding and franchisee support rivals the best globally, says industry veteran Manny Nichas.... Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4542 Jollibee (Philippines) to Grow to 100 Restaurants in Canada http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4531 Filipino fast food chain Jollibee explores expansion to Calgary and beyond.... Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4531 Franchising in Spain http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4536 Q&A with Eduardo Abadia, GM of the Spanish Franchise Association... Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4536 Keller Williams Realty (US) Signs Master Franchise Agreement for Cambodia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4537 The real estate market in Cambodia has witnessed rapid progress, especially over the last four to five years. ... Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4537 World Franchise Associates (UK) Signs Exclusive Deal with FiltaSeal (UK) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4523 World Franchise Associates has announced the signing of an agreement to exclusively represent FiltaSeal for development opportunities worldwide.... Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4523 Cinema Franchise CGV (South Korea) Signs Agreement with Cineworld (UK) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4533 Cinema franchise CGV signs deal with Cineworld to open 100 more ScreenX theaters worldwide.... Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4533 N-Hance Wood Refinishing (US) Awards South Africa Master Franchise http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4535 N-Hance Wood Refinishing Franchise Announces Master Franchise Agreement in South Africa.... Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4535 Restaurant Brands Sign Franchise Agreement with Yum! Brands (US) for New Zealand http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4532 Restaurant Brands New Zealand has inked a master franchise agreement with Yum! Brands for the continued operation of the Pizza Hut brand in New Zealand.... Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4532 Duck Donuts (US) Announces International Expansion into Chile http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4529 Master Franchise Agreement with OBX Alimentos SpA Calls for Development of 10 Locations in Chile over the Next Four Years.... Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4529 Dippin' Dots (US) and Doc Popcorn (US) to Debut in China http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4530 Leading Treat and Snack Brands Sign Licensing Agreement to Open Six Locations by Fall 2018.... Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4530 The Crpe Caf (Australia) to Foray in India, Targets 50 Stores in 3 Years http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4527 Australia-based The Crpe Caf has entered the Indian food and beverage market and is planning to open around 50 stores in the next three years.... Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4527 These Latin American Food Franchises Are Tipped to Be the Next Big Thing http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4528 The next big food franchise will come out of Latin America, experts have claimed, with a number of chains eyeing up global dominance in the next few years.... Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4528 Hyatt Hotels (US) Signs Greece's First Grand Hyatt http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4526 Hyatt Hotels signed a franchise agreement with Henderson Park and Hines to open the Greece's first Grand Hyatt hotel.... Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4526 World Franchise Associates (UK) Signs Exclusive Deal with Captain D's (US) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4519 World Franchise Associates announced the signing of an agreement to exclusively represent Captain D's Seafood Restaurant for development opportunities worldwide. ... Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4519 North Korea Reportedly Wants a McDonald's (US) http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4525 It is little more than a footnote in the back-and-forth over the planned North Korea summit - but the rumor of a McDonald's in Pyongyang is juicier than a three-patty Big Mac.... Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4525 Fatburger, Buffalo's Express (US) to Open Locations in Indonesia http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4522 FAT Brands Inc., parent company of Fatburger and Buffalo's Express, has signed an international development agreement with pre-existing partner, PT Global Food Indonesia.... Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4522 9Round (US) Continues Global Growth with New ERP Solution, NetSuite http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4524 Global kickboxing franchise business knocks out concerns over rapid company growth and focuses on customer satisfaction with new enterprise system implementation.... Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4524 Parent Company of Bearpaw Footwear to Acquire Flip Flop Shops (US) Franchise http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4520 The parent company to global footwear brand Bearpaw has announced it has purchased the global "Flip Flop Shops" franchise retail chain from California based Cherokee Global Brands, a global brand marketing platform that manages a growing portfolio of... Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4520 Quiz (UK) Looks to Online and International for Future Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4521 Fast-growth Quiz focuses on online and international for future expansion as it reports 30% rise in revenues.... Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4521 Yellow Tie (India) Acquires Three QSR; Targets International Expansion http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news-article.php?nid=4508 Restaurant franchise firm to buy QSRs.... Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.worldfranchiseassociates.com/franchise-news.php?ev_id=4508