Expansion

A&W reaches deal to pilot Pret A Manger products in Canada

If the pilot is successful, A&W will be granted the exclusive rights to expand the Pret brand across the country.
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A&W reaches deal to pilot Pret A Manger products in Canada

If the pilot is successful, A&W will be granted the exclusive rights to expand the Pret brand across the country.
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Shoryu Ramen restarts franchising plans

It is seeking franchisees interested in single or multi-unit operations immediately.
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Black Sheep Coffee gets backing from NBA’s Kristaps Porzingis, eyes rapid UK growth

The chain’s rollout of outlets will see them reach nearly 100 UK sites by the end of summer 2022.
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German Doner Kebab to open first Saudi Arabia restaurant in November

It is slated to have 100 restaurants over the next five years as part of a master franchise deal.

CrepeAffaire eyes 50 new franchised units over next two to three years

The London-based company currently has 25 locations open in four countries in Europe and the Middle East.

Peckwater Brands raises £3m in seed funding to expand operations

The company offers delivery-only food brands to neighbourhood restaurants.

German bratwurst brand Extrawurst set for UK debut

It wants to establish 100 sites in the country in the next three years.

Pizza Hut inks franchising deal with Nine Group

Nine Group will be the franchisee for 31 existing Delivery and Express Huts and will open 40 new locations.

Pizza Express eyes 50 more restaurants in post-pandemic bounce back

Last year, the chain completed a CVA that resulted in the closure of 73 restaurants with the loss of 1,100 jobs.

Tortilla announces IPO plans, eyes 45 new sites

The business has ‘shown itself to be extraordinarily well positioned’ throughout the pandemic, it said.

Nathan's Famous teams up with Tommy's Diner to expand in France

Last year, over 700 million Nathan's Famous hot dogs were sold.

Pret A Manger planning to open 200 shops as sales bounce back

The chain’s parent firm and co-founder are spending £100 million on the expansion plan.

Megan’s expecting to have 22 sites by end-2022

The chain appointed two new directors to support their future growth plans.

London-based Fireaway expects to have 100 branches by end of 2021

The company is also growing its roster of master franchise partners.

Creams Cafe reaches 100-store milestone

The three new sites are located in Marble Arch, King’s Cross and Royal Wharf.