Carl's Jr. franchise to move into Latin America and the Caribbean
CKE Restaurants, Inc. has announced that it has entered into a five-year development agreement with Airport Shoppes Corp., a subsidiary of International Meal Company (IMC), with plans to open approximately 50 Carl’s Jr.® restaurants in four new markets: Colombia, Dominican Republic, Panama and Puerto Rico.
Ned Lyerly, executive vice president of global franchise development for CKE Restaurants, commented, “Latin America and the Caribbean have a wealth of untapped market potential for a restaurant brand like Carl’s Jr. that offers best-in-class products, services and facilities. With its collective knowledge of these markets, established presence and track record of successful growth, IMC is the perfect partner to bring the quality of the Carl’s Jr. brand to these regions.”
Carl’s Jr. is celebrating more than 70 years in the quick-service industry. CKE currently has, through its subsidiaries, over 3,215 franchised, licensed or company-operated restaurants in 42 states and in 23 countries. (kbp)
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