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International Expansion

  • Restaurant Brokers on Logistics of International Franchising
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Are you looking to franchise your company overseas? How do you know when you are ready? What are the challenges of international expansion versus domestic expansion and where can you get help? This week, the restaurant brokers along with CEO of Buffalo's Cafe and CEO of YoBlendz and JuiceBlendz tackle international franchising.

Industry Guests Join the Restaurant Brokers

Andy Wiederhorn
Andy Wiederhorn
Andy Wiederhorn is the CEO of Buffalos Cafe. Wiederhorn acquired the brand in late 2011 and has begun to since expand it on both a domestic and international scale. The franchise, famous for their Buffalo style chicken wings, boasts more than 18 locations in Georgia, Florida, California, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Buffalos has recently started to co brand with sister brand, Fatburger, and has experienced great success in doing so. Internationally, there are approximately 30 to 40 Buffalos Cafes in the pipeline for The Middle East and North Africa.
  • (503) 799-9600 Phone
  • andy@fatburger.com Email
  • www.buffaloscafe.com Website
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Adam Ogden
Adam Ogden
Adam Ogden has a strong track record in sales, nutrition and the smoothie industry. He consolidated his ambition, vision, knowledge and expertise in the areas of fitness and nutrition to establish his first business. Adam created his first smoothie and supplement retail concept, at the age of 20. Within three years, he successfully launched three prototype stores. In 2004 at the age of 28, Adam sold the successful brand. With a passion for operating smoothie and juice bars, as well as ownership of a premier line of dietary supplements, Adam introduced the JuiceBlendz franchise in 2005. In the summer of 2010, Adam Ogden created his second franchise brand, YoBlendz, a cutting edge retail environment that serves the freshest ingredients in a self serve format. In the Fall of 2011, Adam Ogden received approval for his Regional Investment Center that provides EB5 Visas, or Green Cards, to qualified foreign investors. This program will assist in catapulting the growth of both the JuiceBlendz and YoBlendz franchise brands. Adam and his wife Monique have been happily married for sixteen years and are the proud parents of two girls, Savannah Madison and Sierra Alexandria.
  • 954-658-3984 Phone
  • adam@juiceblendz.com Email
  • http://www.yoblendz.com/ and http://www.juiceblendz.com/ Website
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