Markets closed Dunkin’ to Re-Enter United Kingdom By Zacks Equity Research | Zacks Mon, Sep 16, 2013 11:40 AM EDT 46.21 +0.57 The Dunkin’ Donuts brand, a part of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. ( DNKN ) and one of the world’s most sought-after coffee and baked goods chains, is set to re-enter UK. This is Dunkins second attempt to serve the UK market as it had left the region in the mid-90s after having failed to generate enough business. The company recently inked a deal with two franchise groups The Court Group and DDMG Ltd. to set up 50 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Greater London over the next five years. The Court Group and DDMG Ltd will build 25 stores each in East and North London. Given their local market knowledge, the franchisees also hope to contribute meaningfully to their partnership with a global brand like Dunkin’ Donuts. Apart from its signature menus, these new Dunkin’ shops will also be offering some local variations to cater to the British taste. The coffee-maker is also in talks with potential partners to develop a total of 150 restaurants in the next five years across the UK. The efforts affirm managements intent to make UK one of the prime markets for international expansion, considering that the region is leading the way in the broad European recovery. This Zacks Rank #3 (hold) company presently operates more than 100 locations across several European countries like Bulgaria, Germany, Russia and Spain.
Apparel & Non-Apparel Manufacturing in the United Kingdom
The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United Kingdom apparel & non-apparel manufacturing market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information. Highlights The value of each segment is for consumption, defined as domestic production plus imports minus exports, all valued at manufacturer prices. Apparel covers all clothing except leather, footwear and knitted items. Non-apparel products include technical, household, and other made-up non-clothing products. All currency conversions use constant average 2012 exchange rates. The UK apparel & non-apparel manufacturing market had total revenues of $22.4bn in 2012, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5% between 2008 and 2012. The apparel segment was the market’s most lucrative in 2012, with total revenues of $13.9bn, equivalent to 62.1% of the market’s overall value. The performance of the market is forecast to decelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 0.8% for the five-year period 2012 – 2017, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $23.3bn by the end of 2017. Features Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the apparel & non-apparel manufacturing market in the United Kingdom Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the apparel & non-apparel manufacturing market in the United Kingdom Leading company profiles reveal details of key apparel & non-apparel manufacturing market players global operations and financial performance Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United Kingdom apparel & non-apparel manufacturing market with five year forecasts Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United Kingdom economy Key Questions Answered What was the size of the United Kingdom apparel & non-apparel manufacturing market by value in 2012? What will be the size of the United Kingdom apparel & non-apparel manufacturing market in 2017? What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom apparel & non-apparel manufacturing market? How has the market performed over the last five years? What are the main segments that make up the United Kingdom’s apparel & non-apparel manufacturing market?