Bakers Delight planning to expand
Bakers Delight, an Australian retail bakery franchise, announced recently that it is planning to further expand its Australian, New Zealand and Canadian operations this year. According to the information provided, the company is looking to recruit 150 new franchisees across its international network.
Roger Gillespie, co-founder and CEO of Bakers Delight, commented, “Our business is in growth, despite economic pressures. We provide households with a staple product offering and are seeing more people go back to basics rather than splurging on big ticket items.”
Bakers Delight’s expansion plans for this year, it says, will see it look for franchisees for new and existing sites across the network. Opportunities include 25 across NSW and ACT, 19 in WA, 18 across VIC and TAS, 18 in QLD, 15 across SA and NT, five in New Zealand and 50 in Canada, where the company trades under COBS Bread. (kbp)