Tag Archives: Franchise

Max’s Group turns to franchising for growth

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(Source: BUsiness Mirror | May 9, 2018) Casual-dining restaurant operator Max’s Group Inc. on Wednesday said it will pivot its stable of brands toward franchising to lower its capital expenditures (capex) this year. Robert F. Trota, the company’s president and CEO, said the company known for its eponymous Max’s Restaurant brand, said for years the company-owned share remained at 69 ...

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FranGlobal sets up shop in Bangladesh


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | March 6, 2018) Singapore-based franchise consultancy firm FranGlobal has entered Bangladesh, announcing it will introduce more than 50 brands in the next couple of years. “This will create investment of US$39 million, as a conservative estimate,” says chairman Gaurav Marya, who has been attending the first-ever Franchise Bangladesh expo in Dhaka. International and domestic brands ...

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Philippine retail industry booming

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | July 19, 2017) The Philippine retail industry is anticipated to account for a fifth of the country’s overall economic output in the next decade. According to infrastructure group KGLI Asia CEO/group investment director Mark Williams, the positive growth is being driven by a business process outsourcing (BPO) industry that is expanding at a rate of ...

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Global brands pitch Philippine franchise opportunities

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(Source: Inside Retail Philippines | May 29, 2017) Seven international franchises seeking Philippine partners will participate in an exclusive International Franchise Business Matching event in Manila on June 15. Six of the seven Philippine franchise opportunities are from the fast-growing food and beverage sector, while one is a learning center. The event is being organized by VF Franchise Consulting, whose ...

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Vietnam franchise market holds great potential for F&B


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 2 May 2017) Five successful international F&B franchises have outlined why they see Vietnam as the next major potential market to seek partners and franchisees. Senior executives from Little Caesars, Presotea, Element Fresh, The Boiling Crab, and Grimaldi’s participated in a franchise discovery day in Hanoi last week, organized by Ho Chi Minh City-headquartered, regional ...

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Laduree to open in Philippines


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | June 9, 2015) French patisserie Laduree has confirmed its entry into the Philippines. The Parisian retailer – famous for its macarons, will open in Rockwell at Makati City in greater Manila on July 19. The brand is being brought to the Philippines by franchisee H&F Retail Concepts, whose MD Mark Gonzalez says the store will ...

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Potato Corner to open 60 stores here, 10 in Indonesia


(Source: By Louella D. Desiderio (The Philippine Star) | June 6, 2015 ) Flavored french fries retailer Potato Corner is planning to expand its operations by opening 60 new stores in the country and setting up 10 new stores overseas this year. Potato Corner chief executive officer Jose Magsaysay Jr. told reporters the brand is planning to expand its business by ...

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