Marco’s Pizza opens 1st location in Mexico 

Marco’s Pizza has opened its first location in Mexico. The unit is franchised and is located in the Polanco neighborhood in Anzures. The store is part of a 50-unit master franchise agreement that looks to develop locations in Mexico City, State of Mexico over the next 10 years, according to a press release. 

The restaurant is under the helm of Grupo Pizza Amantes SA de CV, a Mexican company run by four business partners. 

“Opening our first location in Mexico is a significant milestone for our brand, and we are thrilled to bring our delicious pizzas to the vibrant Polanco neighborhood in Mexico City,” Tony Libardi, co-CEO and president said in the press release. “Partnering with Grupo Pizza Amantes, who bring over 20 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry, ensures that Marco’s is well positioned for growth in this market. This grand opening marks the beginning of an exciting journey as we expand Marco’s presence to Mexico, and our master franchisee is committed to delivering exceptional quality and service to new Marco’s customers here.” 

The end cap store spans 1,700 square feet and features a unique walk-up pick-up window bringing convenience to customers. The store is also leveraging third-party delivery and testing delivery via scooters to maximize efficiency. 

“The launch of our first location in Mexico represents a pivotal step in our international growth strategy,” Gerardo Flores, CDO, said in the press release. “This milestone not only demonstrates our commitment to expanding our global footprint but also sets the stage for further international development. We are confident in our ability to replicate this success in new markets around the world, bringing our unique pizza experience to an ever-growing customer base.”  

Marco’s Pizza is headquartered in Toledo, Ohio and operates more than 1,200 stores in 24 states. 

Source: pizza marketplace 

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