Argentina Franchises Booming Across Sectors & Borders

Patrick Archer competitiveness, entrepreneurs, foreign investment, franchises, real estate, us companies

Consumer demand for consistency and quality in dining, goods and services is fueling Argentina’s franchise sector with hundreds of original brands and almost 30,000 franchise locations nationwide. Franchises Now Move The Equivalent Of 2.4% Of Argentine GDP, is the headline of today’s iProfesional article which summarizes new market data from the Argentina Association of Brands & Franchises (AAMF). According to …

Subway To Open New Argentina Franchise Every 72 Hours

Patrick Archer competitiveness, entrepreneurs, franchises, real estate, us companies

Subway is conquering the Argentina fast food landscape one 15-centimeter sub at a time and planning a year-end marathon like no other in the history of Argentina franchises. The world’s largest restaurant operator will open a new Subway every 72 hours over the next two months in Argentina, according to Apertura’s Joaquin Garau. Most of the new locations will be …

Argentina Franchises Finding Success In Foreign Markets

Patrick Archer aruba, franchises, lifestyle

Leather goods, premium coffee, rugby clothes, gourmet ice cream, kids clothing, portable car wash equipment and polo boots. If Argentina made a list of items to pack for a franchise road show on foreign soil, these are some of the de rigueur selections for the carry-on. In a country where consumption is moderating, Argentina’s leading franchises are seizing the moment to …

More KFC, Wendy’s & Pizza Huts Coming to Argentina

Patrick Archer foreign investment, franchises, us companies

Desarrollos Gastronomicos S.A. (Degasa), the private investment company that controls D&G, the operator of the popular Havanna Cafe franchise, announced a hat trick of fast food outlet expansion in 2012. After opening their first Wendy’s in Argentina on Libertador Avenue in Martinez, the holding company will begin to look beyond Argentina’s borders. One of Degasa’s first orders of business will be expanding …

Subway Restaurants To Double Argentina Stores

Patrick Archer foreign investment, franchises, us companies

Subway restaurants are opening in Argentina at the rate of three per month and the company plans to open an additional twenty outlets between now and the end of 2011. The world’s largest franchise has a network of 34,797 locations currently in 98 countries, and both Argentina and Uruguay are fertile ground for expansion. Mirador Nacional says Subway plans to …