Restaurant Brands International, the parent company of Burger King intends to combat slow sales growth by expanding its delivery service business in the U.S market. Moreover, the chain plans to open several new stores worldwide.
Giving details about its global expansion plans, Restaurant Brands International said that it plans to increase the number of worldwide stores from the current 26,000 to about 40,000 in the next eight to ten years.
Burger King is expanding at a rapid pace in Russia, opening about 100 restaurants per year. Similarly, it has opened almost 200 stores in India since its foray into the Indian market in 2014. Burger King has developed a special lamb-based Whopper for the Indian market. Similarly, in the U.S, the chain is expanding delivery from about 3,000 stores in 2018 to 5,000 U.S stores in 2019.
Source: Washington Post