Scottsdale, Ariz. — Cold Stone Creamery® has signed a Master Franchise Agreement with Srivijaya Sdn. Bhd. to bring 20 stores to Malaysia over the next 5 years, beginning with a location in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.
"Cold Stone Creamery is a well-known ice cream brand that is enjoyed and loved all over the world and we are extremely excited to introduce and develop the brand in Malaysia," says Syed Haizam Jamalullail, director of Srivijaya Sdn. Bhd. "Customers are anxiously awaiting the opening of Cold Stone Creamery stores in the country."
Srivijaya Sdn. Bhd. expects the first location to open by the end of 2017.
Cold Stone Creamery has continued to make strong key moves into the international market in recent years. The international growth of Cold Stone Creamery began in November 2005 when the first international store opened in Tokyo, Japan. Today, stores are operating in approximately 300 international locations and over 28 international markets, including the Philippines, Kuwait, India, Nigeria, Egypt and Indonesia.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Cold Stone Creamery is owned by parent company Kahala Brands™, one of the fastest growing franchising companies in the world, with a portfolio of 22 quick-service restaurant concepts. The Cold Stone Creamery brand operates approximately 1,500 locations in over 28 international markets.
SOURCE: Cold Stone Creamery