Starbucks opens 400th outlet in India

The coffee giant’s new shop is located in Coimbatore, in Tamil Nadu.

YKKO launches first franchise restaurant model

YKKO is owned and operated by SGX-ST listed Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd.

US bakery chain Sprinkles launches in Asia

The brand launched its franchise in South Korea.

Aussie doughnut chain Lukumades opens in Singapore

The brand specialises in Greek doughnuts and coffee.

Duck Donuts to open in the Philippines

The brand is planning to open 25 outlets over the next six years.

BHC Chicken opens first franchise restaurant in Thailand

It is located inside Bangkok’s CentralWorld shopping centre.

GOPIZZA nears halfway mark in its 100-outlet plan for India

The brand recently marked its entry into the state of Tamil Nadu.

Chatime expands presence in Hong Kong, Thailand

The brand is planning to focus its growth on high-end malls.

KFC opens 1,000th restaurant in India

The brand’s growth is because of two major franchise partnerships.

Singapore’s Kusto Group to build 55 Wendy’s in Central Asia

The group plans to introduce Wendy’s Next Generation restaurant layout and AI drive thru.

Woodpeckers Group opens first of 40 planned ChaTraMue in Malaysia

The opening is part of a 20-year franchise agreement.

Duck Donuts open in Thailand

The brand will bring its signature offerings, with plans to localise the menu.

Domino’s opens 1,000th restaurant in Japan

The brand is owned by Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd.

Papa Johns opens 300th restaurant in China

The pizza chain plans to open 1,750 restaurants in China by 2040.

Experts point to Indonesia as a top market for SG brands seeking expansion

Local franchisors can “get a lot more for the same dollar” in Indonesia.