Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, has awarded development rights for the United Kingdom, partnering with Chesire and Kent, Ltd. and Donald Henshall to form Krispy Kreme UK Limited, which will develop 25 stores over the next 5 years throughout the UK. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. will retain a 34 percent equity interest in the new partnership.
- KC's View:
Can you just imagine how busy a Krispy Kreme franchise in Piccadilly Circus might be?
Actually, if you think about it, wouldn’t it make sense for Tesco, Sainsbury or Asda to make a play to put Krispy Kreme outlets in their supermarkets? And to nail it down fast, before anyone else thinks of it…