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Cold Stone Creamery Malaysia launches in KL

American ice-cream parlour chain Cold Stone Creamery Malaysia has opened its first store at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

Cold Stone Creamery signs Malaysia deal

Cold Stone Creamery has signed a master franchise agreement with Srivijaya to open 20 stores in Malaysia over the next five years.

IPO plan for Starbucks Indonesia franchisee

Starbucks Indonesia franchisee Map Boga Adiperkasa listing 1 per cent of its shares in an IPO today.

US investor buys into Mitra Adiperkasa

US private-equity company General Atlantic has made its first investment in Indonesia by buying into lifestyle retailer Mitra Adiperkasa (Map).

Carl’s Jr Cambodia opens first drive-through

Carl’s Jr Cambodia outlet in Phnom Penh is the country’s first quick-service drive-through restaurant.

Cold Stone Creamery Cambodia plans 13 stores

Kahala Brands has appointed a master franchisee for Cold Stone Creamery Cambodia, with the first store set to open in six months.

Cold Stone Creamery to open in India, Sri Lanka

US ice cream chain Cold Stone Creamery is to open 45 stores in India and Sri Lanka in partnership with Dubai-based Tablez Food Company, part of Lulu Group.

Hollys Coffee set for Vietnam debut

Hollys Coffee, the Korean cafe chain with a distinctive Parisian decor, will open its first outlet in Vietnam on July 9. The flagship store will be located in Ho Chi Minh City and will be the first of three to be trading in Vietnam by the year’s end. Hollys Coffee’s local franchise partner is TNC Holdings, which recently won the local franchise rights for Cold Stone Creamery ice cream cafe chain. Director of franchising with TNC, Vercy Luu, told Inside Retail Asia the first two Cold…

Cold Stone Creamery Vietnam plans 30 stores

Kahala Brands has chosen TNC Holdings to open a 30-strong Cold Stone Creamery Vietnam network.

Cold Stone launches yogurt bar in Japan

Ice cream chain Cold Stone Creamery has launched a new yogurt concept in Japan – the Cold Stone Frozen Bar. The new dessert concept uses milk, yogurt and a blend of fresh fruit. Guests choose mix-ins such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, banana, mango and/or cream cheese. After the yogurt and mix-ins are selected, the fruit and yogurt are combined and ‘mixed’ using the Cold Stone Creamery Yogurt Mix-In Machine. The first Cold Stone Frozen Bar store opened at the Aeon Mall Makuhar…

Cold Stone Creamery enters Pakistan

Ice cream brand Cold Stone Creamery continues to expand internationally with the newest debut in Pakistan. Kahala Brands, the parent company of Cold Stone Creamery, has signed a master franchise agreement with Venus Pakistan to open outlets in the south Asian nation. The first will open this month at the Gulberg Galleria in Lahore, to be followed by a second one by the end of the year in Karachi. Cold Stone Creamery has continued to make key moves in the global market in recent years. T…

Cold Stone sells Japan business

Arizona-based ice cream chain Cold Stone Creamery has sold its master franchise interest for Japan to HotLand Corp. Currently there are 34 Cold Stone Creamery stores operating in Japan. Under the new agreement with HotLand, the goal is to have 100 stores throughout Japan by the end of 2017. HotLand brings over 20 years of experience in the food and beverage industry to the table with concepts such as Gindaco, The Taiyaki, Sakura-Street and nine other concepts spanning Japan, China, Taiwan,…