Dunkin’ Brands Group Franchisees to Open 27 Stores in Southern California

years, franchisees will open 27 additional stores in the Southern California area.  Harry and Parag Patel, franchisees who now own 11 Dunkin’ Donuts co-branded with Baskin Robbins in Orange County and Baltimore, are set to open 18 new stand alone Dunkin’ Donuts locations in the central Inland Empire and north Orange County.  A news article at Nation’s Restaurant News indicates the Patel’s first new franchise is slated to open for business in 2015.

Additionally, new franchisees Jordan DiBiase and Jeff Shady, who are currently Little Caesars franchise operators, have signed a deal with Dunkin’ Brands Group and are planning to open eight Dunkin’ Donuts locations in the North Inland Empire.  Owners of telecommunications company Coastal Business Group, Inc., DiBiase and Shady are scheduled to open the first of the stand alone locations in 2015 as well.

A Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins store is scheduled to open in 2014 in the Embassy Suites San Diego hotel.

The brand is making a comeback in California, after all of the outlets in the area closed by the early 2000’s.  With the opening of a Dunkin’ Donuts franchise last year at Camp Pendleton, countless fans celebrated the return of their favorite donut shop.

Based in Massachusetts, Dunkin’ Brands Group is moving out west in its effort to expand the company’s success across the nation.  Dunkin’ Brands has opened a Phoenix distribution center as a basis for the growth the company anticipates in coming years; franchise stores have recently moved into Colorado, Texas, and Utah.

As trusted Los Angeles franchise attorneys, the professionals at Spotora & Associates understand the complexities involved in becoming a franchisee and successfully opening up one or more stores.  Franchises involve purchase and sales agreements, product/service distribution agreements, and are subject to numerous regulations.  Anyone involved in a franchise operation, whether a franchisee or franchisor, should consult with an experienced and capable business lawyer to ensure the process is successful, and as seamless as possible.

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