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2,500th UK Subway will open in Bristol

Subway aims to create 5,000 new jobs in the UK and Ireland by 2020 as part of its expansion programme.

Muffin Break opens door to new Redhill store

Artisan bakery Muffin Break has opened for business at a new store in Redhill, Surrey.

Self-service bakery franchise announces expansion plans

Bake & Take, the German café and bakery concept, aims to open 100 new UK stores in the next five years. 

Dunkin’ Donuts’ managing director leaves to join Domino’s

Jim Johnstone, managing director of Dunkin’ Brands in the UK and Ireland, has left his role to join Domino’s.

Greggs reportedly planning 12 NI stores in 2016

High street bakery Greggs will reportedly open at least 12 stores in Northern Ireland in 2016, and its first stand-alone shop in the country will open in Belfast in March.

Bagelman switches strategy on stores

Bagelman, the Brighton-based bagel chain, has put plans to franchise on hold as it instead looks to expand its portfolio of company-owned stores.

Greggs has recently opened its 100th franchise store
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Greggs opens 100th franchise store

Greggs, the high street bakery, recently passed 100 franchise stores as it opened another partnership with fuel station forecourt manager Euro Garages.

Jamaica Blue, the coffee chain, is to open four new stores next year
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Australia franchise café firm reveals UK expansion plans

Jamaica Blue plans to open four new cafés in ‘affluent’ areas of the UK in 2016.

Starbucks franchisee secures expansion funds

Owner of the UK’s first Starbucks franchise Anil Patil has raised £10m to open 16 new sites.

Esquires new packaging
Esquires Coffee has launched new packaging
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Coffee chain Esquires overhauls its estate

Franchise coffee shop chain Esquires Coffee has introduced a new menus and packaging at its 24 stores. 

Artist impression of what the new shop will look like
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Rebrand for Esquires coffee house

Franchise chain Esquires Coffee is to reopen its first new-look shop in Durham as part of its plans to rebrand.

Coffee Republic sees first foreign airport franchise

The first Coffee Republic franchise in a foreign airport has opened its doors.

Greggs:
Expansion into c-stores could be on the horizon
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Greggs trial expansion in c-store sector

Greggs has teamed up with owners of Spar, Blakemore Retail to trial franchise offerings in c-stores. 

Subway scoops top franchise award

Subway has been named the top global franchise for the fourth year in a row.

Costa UK LFL sales up 8.4%

Costa Coffee has reported a 21.5% growth to £123.9m in UK retail system sales in its first-quarter financial results.

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