Barcelos Plans Bigger Footprint In Zimbabwe
South African quick-service giant Barcelos will invest US$1.5 million and open an additional four outlets in Zimbabwe over the next 12 months. Restaurants will open in Bulawayo, Harare, Victoria Falls, and Gweru. A fifth new store is slated for a yet-to-be-determined city. Barcelos also plans to open some outlets in Zambia and Swaziland over the next 12 months, with plans for expansion into other regional countries. Barcelos — which operates 80 outlets in South Africa has about 120 outlets globally, with a footprint in Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Botswana, Namibia, Turkey Egypt, Pakistan, India, Maldives, Mauritius, Sudan, Canada, Jordan, Mozambique and Iran.