Popeyes to return to Korea

American fried chicken restaurant chain Popeyes is returning to the Korean market after pulling the plug on its business here in December 2020. Its operator Restaurant Brands International (RBI) confirmed Monday it has signed an exclusive master franchise contract with its new partner NLC, a subsidiary of deep-sea fishery firm...

Johnny Rockets, Fatburger expand to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty) Brands Inc., a worldwide F&B brand, has announced the opening of its most popular restaurants in Saudi Arabia. Johnny Rockets, Fatburger, and Buffalo’s have launched in Riyadh as delivery-only restaurants. Stephen O’Connor, director of franchising at Kitopi, said: “We are beyond excited to launch in Saudi...

Chuck E. Cheese (US) Signs Franchise Agreement for Dominican Republic

Chuck E. Cheese has inked a development agreement in the Dominican Republic. The expansion comes after years of success in the Honduras and El Salvadoran markets by existing franchise partner Entertenimiento Y Diversiones SA De CV, owned by Leo Castellon, according to a press release. Castellon operates three locations in...