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Why Franchisors are Looking Beyond North America for their Next Big...

When a restaurant concept becomes a runaway success, international expansion is likely the next action item on the operator’s agenda. The natural go-to destination...

Marc Caira Reveals Plans to Evolve Tim Hortons

TORONTO — Just one short year ago, Marc Caira was living in Switzerland, planning his retirement after a combined 25 years at Nestlé. But, it turns out he wasn’t ready to settle down and accepted the role of president and CEO of Tim Hortons.

Tim Hortons Continues Expansion In Middle East Market

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Tim Hortons has opened its first restaurant in the Sultanate of Oman. The new site — located in Muscat Grand Mall...

McDonald’s Corp. Records First Sales Drop Since 2003

OAK BROOK, Ill. — October wasn’t a good month for McDonald’s Corp., when reported global comparable sales were down 1.8 per cent, marking the...

McDonald’s Names COO

ILLINOIS — Tim Fenton has been elected COO of McDonald’s Corporation, effective July 1. Fenton, currently president of McDonald's Asia, Pacific, Middle East and...

McDonald’s Names COO

ILLINOIS — Tim Fenton has been elected COO of McDonald’s Corporation, effective July 1. Fenton, currently president of McDonald's Asia, Pacific, Middle East and...

French Retailer Challenges UAE Food Prices

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The inaugural opening of the French retail market, Auchan, in Dubai’s Dragon Mart mall, is said to have marked...

Middle East Cupcake Craze

AMMAN, Jordan – A recent New York Times story highlights one man’s quest to take American desserts overseas. In Jordan, everyone from local residents...

Culinary Careers Take Flight

DUBAI – Studying the culinary arts is becoming a popular choice for Dubai residents looking for professional training. The International Centre for Culinary Arts,...