Dunkin’ Donuts Announces Two New Restaurants In Clarksville, TN


quotation.jpg Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s favorite every day, all-day stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchisee Ganesh Donuts for the development of two additional restaurants in Clarksville, TN.  The first location is anticipated to open in 2011 and the second in 2012.  Dunkin’ Donuts development in Clarksville is part of a steady
and strategic growth strategy, which includes expanding in existing markets while entering new cities across the country to help drive the leading coffee and bakery chain’s growth.

For the past seven years, Ganesh Donuts LLC, owned by Mahesh Prajapati, has operated its current location in Clarskville on 1645 Fort Campbell Blvd.  The store has recently been remodeled in Dunkin’ Donuts new design that reflects the current trends of today.

“We are proud to expand Dunkin’ Donuts’ presence in the Clarksville community and look forward to continuing to play an important role in the daily lives of people who live and work here,” said Mahesh Prajapati. “Ganesh Donuts LLC has experienced great success over the last seven years as a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee, and we’re excited to expand our relationship with these two additional locations.”

In addition to the development agreement mentioned above, Dunkin’ Donuts’ is still seeking new and existing franchisees to develop restaurants in Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis, TriCities and Jackson.  To drive its expansion efforts, Dunkin’ Donuts has aligned its strategy to support the growth opportunities and consumer needs of individual markets.  As a result, franchising opportunities range from large store development agreements to a minimum of one or two units. This evolution of Dunkin’ Donuts’ franchise sales effort enables the brand to expand in markets more aggressively, while balancing its market penetration and maturity.

Franchising opportunities are also available in a variety of cities in the U.S. within the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and the Southeast.  Opportunities exist throughout Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio and Michigan, among other states.

“Dunkin’ Donuts is excited to expand its footprint in Clarksville with Ganesh Donuts,” said Grant Benson, CFE, vice president of franchise sales, Dunkin’ Brands, Inc.  “Our secret to success is our passionate franchisees that provide a high-level of customer service to our customers everyday, and we’re confident Mahesh and his team will continue to grow and prosper in Clarksville.”

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