Expansion

Neat Burger to expand to the U.S., welcomes Leonardo DiCaprio as its newest investor

It expects to have 42 sites globally by the end of 2022, including 12 in the U.S.

Tim Hortons aiming to double UK estate by end-2023

It is set to open its first restaurant in London later this year.

Baskin-Robbins franchisee opens 1,000th store

The ice cream brand is celebrating the milestone with a limited-time promotion through March.

Caffe Nero kickstarts post-COVID openings with two upcoming airport stores

An additional six new store openings are scheduled in the coming months, the group confirmed.

KFC eyes 300 restaurant openings in UK and Ireland by 2027

The fast food giant aims to establish 50 new locations across the two markets this year.

Taco Bell opens 100th restaurant in Spain

The fast food giant says it is on track to operate more than 1,000 restaurants outside the United States.

Subway’s EMEA business inks master franchise deal in Kuwait

The chain continues its string of new agreements as it grows its global footprint.

German Doner Kebab to open 78 UK restaurants in 2022

The chain is also set to open sites in North America.

Virtual Hero makes two senior appointments to drive Sides growth 

Sides is available to order across London and the UAE with 200 sites set to open globally by the end of 2022.

Poke House pursuing London IPO, aggressive UK growth

It is projecting more than €100 million (£83 million) in revenue this year.

Pizza Pilgrims eyes first Brighton location

The company operates 18 restaurants in the UK.

Caffè Nero group completes debt refinancing

This effectively ends a takeover bid from the Issa brothers' EG Group.

LEON ramps up expansion goals, eyes 50 new sites this year

The move is expected to create 1,000 jobs and 4,000 over the next three years.

Papa John’s inks deal to open over 1,300 stores in China by 2040

The franchisee development agreement is the biggest in the pizza chain’s history.