Sbarro Continues International Expansion
June 28, 2013
Melville, N.Y.-based Sbarro has extended its partnership agreement with White Planet Restaurants (WPR) to expand its presence in south India. WPR, which currently operates five Sbarro eateries in India, plans to open 35 new eateries throughout the region. The first location under the new agreement opened in Chennai in May 2013, joining four existing Bangalore locations. Three additional eateries are slated to open before end of 2013 for a total of eight restaurants throughout south India. Over the past year, Sbarro has significantly expanded its international presence with franchise agreements across the globe, including Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, U.A.E and the Philippines. The company currently operates more than 1,000 eateries across 40 countries.