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Johnny Rockets opens third location in Costa Rica

L. Arias - January 31, 2015

[caption id="attachment_57212" align="alignright" width="300"] (Via Johnny Rockets Facebook)[/caption] California-based burger chain Johnny Rockets on Thursday inaugurated its third restaurant in the country, which represents a $400,000 investment…

Another fast-food chain closes in Costa Rica
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Another fast-food chain closes in Costa Rica

L. Arias - January 26, 2015

Last Saturday, the restaurant chain Bagelmen’s closed all of its locations in Costa Rica, laying off 110 employees. Signs on Saturday morning placed on the doors at all locations read: “We are…

Wendy’s leaves Costa Rica
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Wendy’s leaves Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 10, 2015

Say goodbye to your favorite redhead. Wendy’s is leaving Costa Rica after eight years, according to a statement on the company’s local Facebook page. Looks like aficionados…

Costa Rica’s franchise sector grows by nearly 13 percent in 2014
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Costa Rica’s franchise sector grows by nearly 13 percent in 2014

L. Arias - December 18, 2014

Despite reports of slow growth in Costa Rica’s business sector, those operating under the franchising regime grew by 12.7 percent in 2014, according to the National Franchise…

Quiznos, KFC opening more Costa Rica locations in $2.5 million regional expansion
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Quiznos, KFC opening more Costa Rica locations in $2.5 million regional expansion

L. Arias - August 5, 2014

Costa Rica-based QSR International, a fast food franchise developer, confirmed it will invest $2.5 million in opening new locations in the region this year. The company plans to…

Two fast food chains to open new locations in Costa Rica
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Two fast food chains to open new locations in Costa Rica

L. Arias - July 16, 2014

Restaurantes Subs, the local franchise of Subway restaurants, this week reported they will add four more locations by the end of the year, bringing the total number of sandwich shops…

Costa Rica to host Central America franchise summit
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Costa Rica to host Central America franchise summit

L. Arias - April 21, 2014

Costa Rica will host the first Central American Franchise Summit on May 14 at the Radisson Hotel, west of the capital. The meeting aims to promote franchising…

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Starbucks to open two more coffee shops in Costa Rica

L. Arias - May 13, 2013

U.S. coffee giant Starbucks will open two more coffee shops in Costa Rica by the end of the year, one east and one west of the Greater…

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Starbucks buys coffee farm in Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 19, 2013

Starbucks Corp. bought a coffee farm next to Poás Volcano in the province of Alajuela to expand the company’s grower-support program and allow the coffee-shop operator to…

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Starbucks’ most expensive coffee is from Costa Rica

L. Arias - November 28, 2012

Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks recently introduced its most expensive coffee ever, Costa Rica Finca Palmilera, in 48 of its U.S. stores – half of those stores in…