Nathan's Famous To Plant Flag In Turkey
There’s more going on at Nathan’s Famous than the Fourth of July hot-dog-eating championship. The chain opened 67 new franchised units during the fiscal year ending in March, including stores in Canada, China, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Kuwait. Another 43 outlets opened under a branded program for operators to add a limited Nathan’s menu to their current operations; 29 locations were in K-Mart stores. Master franchise agreements are finalized for Mexico City and Turkey. Jericho, N.Y.-based Nathan's has 304 units, comprised of 299 franchised and five company-owned stores.