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Au Bon Pain Thailand franchisee eyes region

Au Bon Pain Thailand franchisee Mudman has obtained the rights to expand the bakery chain into Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.

KFC Thailand focuses on drive-through

Fast food chain KFC is to open more drive-through outlets in Thailand to increase its market share. Franchisee Central Restaurant Group plans to invest 400 million baht (US$12.2 million) to open 10 new drive-through outlets next year. KFC currently has 500 restaurants in the country, with plans to take the number to 750 by 2020. It is targeting a market share of more than 50 per cent, it says. According to MD Waewkanee Assoratgoon, the company is confident about the potential of driv…