Franchising

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.

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.

Burger King UK acquires 12 new restaurants from franchise partners

The group now directly owns almost a third of the chain’s roughly 530 UK restaurants.

Domino’s inks profit-sharing deal with franchisees

The pizza chain said it will invest £20 million over three years.

Collins Foods’ corporate franchise agreement with KFC Europe commences

The CFA has a target of opening up to 130 net new KFC restaurants over the next 10 years.

McDonald’s opens first 'net-zero' restaurant in Shropshire’s Market Drayton

The branch features a drive-thru lane made from recycled tyres, wall art made from used coffee beans, and kerb stones made from recycled plastic bottles.

Pret A Manger to further expand in Middle East

The chain also appointed two more companies in the UK as part of its roster of franchisees.

How fintech will continue to transform franchising in 2022

When you look at the modern world of franchising, the notion of manual cash registers and doing inventory by hand seems very antiquated. Today, franchising moves rapidly with technology engrained into nearly every part of operations. Accelerated by the impact of COVID-19, technology continues to disrupt the way franchisees manage their finances and will only increase as we look to 2022, and as the franchising space becomes progressively more  competitive.

Pizza Hut Delivery expands to petrol stations with EG Group franchise deal 

The partnership will see EG Group franchise eight new trial stores, creating about 90 jobs.

Papa John’s opens store in Evesham

It continues to seek multi-unit franchisees, including those who are interested in opening up in a ‘non-traditional’ location.

Taco Bell set to open 75th UK restaurant in Thorne

The chain will give free churros with dulce de leche for the first 100 drive-thru customers.

Subway inks largest master franchise deal with Everstone Group to expand presence in India

The agreement will see more than 2,000 new restaurants to open across India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the next 10 years.

South Korean fried chicken chain Pelicana inks deal for second UK location

The restaurant will have a floor dedicated to takeaway transactions.

Shoryu Ramen restarts franchising plans

It is seeking franchisees interested in single or multi-unit operations immediately.

Papa John’s opens first restaurant in Perth, Scotland

The pizza franchise already has over 500 stores in the UK.

Taco Bell to open restaurant in Castleford 

This will be the brand’s 74th UK restaurant opening.

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.

Creams expands into Egypt with first int’l franchising deal

The agreement will result in 22 stores in the country over the next five years.