Pollo TropicalÂ® has entered into its first franchise development agreement outside the Western Hemisphere â€“ a 10-unit deal to bring the popular quick-casual chain of tropical flame-grilled chicken restaurants to northern India.
The Leicester store is owned and managed by In-toto and will serve as a test bed for new products, ranges and software while operating as a showroom and training centre for new franchisees.
Panera Bread has stepped up its use of target-marketing initiatives to drive traffic and sales, specifically focusing on its MyPanera loyalty program and brand messaging.
360clean, the innovative leader of the janitorial service industry that specializes in medical offices, announced it will be introducing a new training portal specifically designed for 360clean franchisees to train their employees.
Sydney-based company Cafe2U is the latest franchise to launch in New Zealand, one month after announcing plans to appoint more than 1,000 additional franchisees in the United States.
DineEquity Inc., the parent company of Kansas City-based Applebeeâ€™s, is selling 65 company-operated Applebeeâ€™s restaurants for $61 million, a deal that would complete the restaurant chainâ€™s transition to a 99 percent-franchised system.