Krispy Kreme franchise to expand its network in Japan
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation has announced that it has signed additional development agreements with its Japanese franchisee, Krispy Kreme Doughnut Japan Co., Ltd. As part of the new agreements, the franchisee will build an additional 19 locations over the next five years that will be located in the Kyushu and Chugoku regions of Japan.
The Company recently announced the development of 73 new locations in the Kanto, Kansai and Chubu regions of the country.
Jeff Welch, Krispy Kreme President, International, commented, “This expanded commitment by our Japanese franchise partners speaks to the confidence we all have in the success of this relationship. We are very excited about the possibilities this region of the world holds for Krispy Kreme.”
According to the information provided, the Krispy Kreme Original Glazed® doughnut can currently be found in over 675 stores in 21 countries, including Australia, Bahrain, Canada, China, Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, the Republic of Korea, Qatar, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. (kbp)
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