News 2015

Kuai opens in Dubai’s Boxpark district

Posted on August 20, 2015

Kuai opens in Dubai’s Boxpark district

Homegrown concept, Kuai, has opened its first outlet at Jumeirah’s alfresco shopping district, Boxpark.

The restaurant aims to offer flavours from the side-streets of China is a casual setup. Also, it insists on using quality ingredients and will only use products free from any MSG additives, despite the fastcas vibe of the restaurant. It will also offer gluten free options. (more…)

Signing of cooperation agreement between MENAFA and Khalifa Fund

Posted on August 19, 2015

Signing of cooperation agreement between MENAFA and Khalifa Fund

Abu Dhabi – On August 18th 2015 the agreement of cooperation between MENAFA and Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development was signed. This agreement aims at fruitful collaboration between both entities in the activities of Franchise Development Program for the development of SME’s enterprises. (more…)

توقيع اتفاقية تعاون بين جمعية الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا لحقوق الإمتياز التجاري (منافع) وصندوق خليفة لتطوير المشاريع

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توقيع اتفاقية تعاون بين جمعية الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا لحقوق الإمتياز التجاري (منافع) وصندوق خليفة لتطوير المشاريع

أبو ظبي – ضمن مساعيها للتعاون مع الجهات المختصة لتوحيد وتطوير قطاع حقوق الإمتياز التجاري ودعم أصحاب المشاريع الصغيرة والمتوسطة، وقّعت “منافع” اتفاقية تعاون مع “صندوق خليفة لتطوير المشاريع” تضمّنت تحديداً لإطار التعاون المشترك بين المؤسستين في مجال تزويد أعضاء صندوق خليفة من المستثمرين الشباب ببرامج تطوير المشاريع وتهيئة أعمالهم للتحول لنموذج (more…)

The Linguaphone Group is coming to the Middle East this October

Posted on August 9, 2015

The Linguaphone Group is coming to the Middle East this October

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The Linguaphone Group is a global language training provider operating under the international brand names, Pingu’s English, Direct English and Linguaphone. (more…)

Healthy Growth: Kcal Healthy Fast Food Gets Started On Its Middle East Expansion

Posted on July 23, 2015

Healthy Growth: Kcal Healthy Fast Food Gets Started On Its Middle East Expansion

It’s not often that one gets to see the words “healthy” and “fast food” legitimately associated with each other, but co-founders Mark Carroll and Andreas Borgman have managed to do just that (and achieve success as well) with their Dubai-headquartered food and lifestyle company, Kcal Healthy Fast Food. While Kcal’s restaurants have become known as a wholesome, nourishing, and yes, tasty alternative to the regular fast food outlets seen in this part of the world, its Kcal Extra division helps people lead better lifestyles by delivering bespoke healthy meals directly to their homes. (more…)

Marka Signs Dhs 31m Franchise Deal For Ice Cream Brand Morelli’s Gelato

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Marka Signs Dhs 31m Franchise Deal For Ice Cream Brand Morelli’s Gelato

Dubai-based retail and hospitality firm Marka announced that it has acquired the Middle Esat franchise operations of luxury ice cream brand Morelli’s Gelato. (more…)

Steak Escape Opens in Lahore Under Francorp Pakistan’s Banner

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Steak Escape Opens in Lahore Under Francorp Pakistan’s Banner

Congratulations to Francorp Pakistan’s client for the opening of Steak Escape in Lahore, Pakistan.

Fast Food Sales Dipped During Ramadan by Moona Sohail – Francorp Pakistan

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Fast Food Sales Dipped During Ramadan by Moona Sohail – Francorp Pakistan

KARACHI: Activity in the fast food sector was sluggish in Ramazan, with dine-in sales for restaurants in particular declined sharply.

A source at a major fast food franchise said that sales dropped in the fasting month. (more…)