Dunkin' Donuts has announced that the company is recruiting franchisees for the markets of Reno, Nevada, Wichita and Topeka, Kan, as well as portions throughout Texas, including cities such as Amarillo and Corpus Christi.
The company expects that restaurants in these markets will begin to open in 2014.
Dunkin' Donuts' development of these western and south central markets is part of the company's goal to more than double its current footprint of more than 7,000 restaurants in the U.S. throughout the next 20 years.
"We've experienced incredible momentum over the past few months and are excited to offer additional franchise opportunities in Nevada, Kansas and Texas to continue to grow the brand," said Grant Benson, vice president of franchising and development for parent company Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. "In Texas alone, agreements have been signed to open more than 100 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants over the next several years in cities like Dallas/Fort Worth, San Antonio and Houston, which is a testament to the strength of our brand and our passionate and dedicated franchisees."
Expansion in these markets will include freestanding stores, end caps, inline sites, kiosks and gas stations and other retail options.
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