Apr 20 2012
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UAE fastfood chain expands
To open 300 outlets globally; including 100 in India
Chicking Fried Chicken has been aggressively going global with new outlets opened or under planning in countries as far as Malaysia and Singapore in South East Asia, Kenya, Sudan and South Africa in the African continent and several GCC countries.
Chicking Friend Chicken (CFC) recently opened two new outlets in Dubai (Al Nahda) and Abu Dhabi Madinat Zayed Shopping Center. Chicking currently has 72 outlets across the globe including 12 in the UAE, with two new outlets planned within a few months, eight new outletsin Saudi Arabia (Dammam and Riyadh) and similar growth plans charted for other GCC countries, the African and Asian markets.
Bahrain, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Singapore, Malaysia and India. We plan to increase our global retail network to 300 outlets by the year 2015. We are planning to have 100 outlets all over India, especially in the northern states like Punjab, where a lot ofchicken and meat is consumed."
In the UAE about 600 employees work for various outlets and globally the number of employees will be around 1,000 people.
Says Kareem Abdulla, a UAE based Indian businessman, who has purchased the franchise rights for 100 new outlets in India. "We plan to have 100 new outlets of Chicking Fried Chicken in Northern India within the next three years, especially in Punjab and other states where a lot of chickenis part of daily food intake. Fast food is a fast growing segment in India and we are confident that the investment that we make in Chicking will yield good results. All the new outlets started in Indian cities have been doing remarkably good business. In some areas, the global brands are yet to open."
Mansoor seems to be as ambitious as Colonel Sanders, the manbehind the global brand KFC.
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