Burger King’s global plan


2008-11-11_Burger_King_in_DurhamBurger King is set to announce a partnership with restaurant operator Groupe Olivier Bertrand to build on its three French locations.

The US-based chain didn’t specify the financial terms or how many more restaurants it will open, but said the joint venture is expected to create 1200 jobs in the first year.

It’s the latest push by Burger King to become a bigger global player.

Burger King has more than 13,000 locations worldwide, compared with 34,000 for rival McDonald’s.


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