Just Falafel open its first store in Mumbai

Just Falafel logoYellow Tie Hospitality has on Wednesday announced that it has partnered with UAE based street food brand Just Falafel. The company is investing US $3 million on Just Falafel and plans to open its first store in Mumbai.

Yellow Tie Hospitality is India’s first professional food and beverage franchise management company, started by Karan Tanna in January 2016. The company is known for providing comprehensive support to franchise owners to scale profitability. Apart from this, Yellow Tie Hospitality is also credited for bringing Genuine Broaster Chicken to India. Continue reading

RJ Corp to set up premium tea parlours partnering with TWG Tea

TWG Tea logoRavi Jaipuria promoted RJ Corp is entering into an exclusive agreement with Singapore based TWG tea to setup tea lounges in India.

Regarded as world’s premium and one of the biggest luxury tea chains, TWG will enter Delhi, Mumbai. Continue reading

Virat Kohli-backed Chisel Fitness plans 100 centres by 2018

Chisel Fitness logoChisel, the Virat Kohli-backed fitness start-up, is set to introduce technology-enabled workout routines, targeting young information technology workers, as it expands its network of fitness centres across India. Continue reading

Polish make-up brand Inglot eyes 100 stores in India by 2020

Inglot imagePolish cosmetics brand Inglot aims to ramp up presence and marketing in India with plans to reach 100 stores by 2020. Currently, the premium cosmetics brand has 14 stores in the country concentrated in metros like Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru and tier 2 cities like Ludhiana and Chandigarh. Continue reading

Anytime Fitness planning to double number of gyms in India

Anytime FitnessUS-based health and fitness chain Anytime Fitness is planning to double the number of gyms in India to 40 by the year end.

“We have opened 20 units right now and we are projecting to have 20 more by the end of this year. So we would double our size,” said Anytime Fitness director of International Operations Eric Keller. Continue reading

Adidas eyes 20% revenue from own stores

Adidas logo In a major retail push, German sportswear maker Adidas is planning to earn 20% revenue from its own stores in India by 2020. At present, it operates a franchise-based model here, similar to ones followed by its competitors Nike and Puma. Continue reading

Massive Restaurants to open more Pan-Asian ‘Pa Pa Ya’ branded restaurants

Pa Pa Ya logoAfter tasting its success in Mumbai, Pa PaYa, the modern Asian Bistro and Tapas Bar, is all set to travel to Delhi. Massive Restaurants is planning more outlets of PaPaYa in Delhi as well as Mumbai. According to Zorawar Kalra, Managing Director, Massive Restaurants, the company will open two PaPaYa outlets in Delhi coming months, while adding one more in Mumbai. Continue reading


sochstudio logoEthnic women wear brand Soch sees 2016 year optimistically as it hopes to set up 35 to 40 more outlets next year in India. Of these total stores, 20-25 will be opened through the franchise mode. Continue reading

Burger King opens 20th outlet in India

Burger KingAmerican fast-food chain Burger King on Tuesday rolled out its 20th outlet in India with the opening of a restaurant in west Delhi’s Rajouri Garden.

The chain known for its Whopper burgers entered India in November last year through a franchisee agreement with private equity fund Everstone Capital and the company has so far opened outlets in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru and Chandigarh.  Continue reading

Delhi Darbar opens first outlet in Eastern India

Delhi Darbar logoLeading restaurant chain Delhi Darbar has marked its presence in the state with the opening of an outlet in Bhubaneswar on franchise model.

This is the 46th outlet of the restaurant chain in the world and the first one in eastern India. Abroad, the multi-cuisine eatery has outlets in Dubai, Kabul and Russia and in the country, it has presence in cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Udaipur, Raipur etc.

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Sbarro hopeful of expanding their India footprint to 50 outlets by mid-2016

Sbarro LogoSbarro, chain of Pizza restaurants popular for New York style Pizza internationally, has plans to expand their footprint from the current 15 outlets to more than 50 by middle of next year. Sbarro has opened their 15th outlet last week in Bandra in Mumbai. The international chain based in Columbus, Ohio in the US has three regional franchisees in India for North & East, West and Southern region.  Continue reading

Loungewear chain Valentine Retail Plans to Open 200 Stores by 2018

valentine loungewear logoAshapura Intimates Fashion Ltd., a leading manufacturer of intimate –loungewear garments has a vision for aggressive growth in the retail segment. The company plans to open 200 Valentine loungewear retail showrooms all over India within 3 years on franchise Model. Continue reading