Sunday, 17 July 2011
D'Tandoor expanded into Indonesia
D'Tandoor Food Industries Sdn Bhd , the owner of the restaurant chain of North Indian cuisine, D'Tandoor aimed to enter the Indonesian market by the end of this year following the market potential of the rapidly growing republic.
It also supported the emphasis Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs (the ministry) to the local franchisors to explore the market in Indonesia and several other countries including West Asia, India and China.
Commenting on the matter, founder and managing director, Abdul Malik Abdullah, said he is confident the market potential of neighboring countries with similar cultures and religions of Malaysia, thus encouraged to continue to monitor market developments in the country. "ministry last June to bring 24 local participating franchisors Franchise Expo in Jakarta and we got positive feedback on products and plans to expand its business there, "he told The Star. April, D'Tandoor signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bama Krama Group, based in United Arab Emirates (UAE ) as a franchisee for D'Tandoor restaurant chain with an investment value reached 8 million dirhams (RM6.54 million). Under the agreement, Bama manners will open 10restaurants throughout the UAE D'Tandoor in seven years. Abdul Malik, said the company invest 800,000 dirham (RM654, 269) for each restaurant which will retain the Malaysian kitchen concept highlighted by the franchisor involved. He said, as a result of the MoU, it will generate U.S. $ 300,000 (RM902, 040) to the D'Tandoor revenue from franchise fees for every five years does not include royalties of five per cent of monthly sales results. "Bama Krama saw the potential of highlighting our restaurant North Indian cuisine to be commercialized in the country and D'Tandoor will receive a franchise fee of U.S. $ 30,000 (RM90, 204) every five years to each restaurant, "he said. In the meantime, Abdul Malik, Chairman of Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA) as co-sponsors Conference and Exhibition Franchise International Malaysia (FIM 2011), said targeting business transactions valued at RM345 million over a three-day exhibition was held from 22 July to 24 July at the PWTC.