Baskin Robbins was Russia’s first franchise.http://baskinrobbins.ru/
Baskin Robbins is the biggest global ice cream shop franchise with the widest range of products in the world. The RBC puts Baskin Robbins among Russia’s top three fast food franchises in Russia. Baskin Robbins' Moscow ice cream manufacturing unit, Russia's biggest, produces over 150 kinds of premium ice cream, sugar-free ice cream, a large range of fruit desserts, sorbets and ices. Baskin Robbins’ name stands for no artificial colourants, oils, preservatives or other harmful additives; it is a name synonymous with natural ingredients only.
For more than 70 years, Baskin Robbins ice cream shops have been thriving using the franchising business model. Baskin Robbins is represented in 50 countries and has over 7,000 cafés. In Russia and the CIS, Baskin Robbins has over 300 cafés and more than 5,000 points of sale. Currently, partners are offered new café designs and formats and an innovate range of products.
Baskin Robbins offers full assistance in preparing and realising its partners’ businesses: recommendations on choice of location, planning assistance, courses at the company’s training centre, regular product deliveries, and innovative anti-crisis offers for retailers and HoReCa. The company exports its products to seven countries of the CIS and the Baltics: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Belarus and Latvia. Programmes have been developed for supporting and developing the franchise in the CIS countries.
The chain's story began in 1964, with the opening of the legendary cafe Shokoladnitsa next to the Oktyabrskaya metro station, where over the following decades you could take delight of the exceptional hot chocolate and chocolate, raisin and nut pancakes.http://www.shoko.ru/moskva/
The new chapter for the chain was started in 2001 and is working according to European standards, implementing a significant expansion to the product range, with high quality of cuisine and service with regular renewal and maintenance.
At present, there are about 400 coffeshops successfully operating in Russia and neighbor countries, with 2.5 million visitors each month, drinking nearly 2 million cups of coffee, 110 000 cups of cacao and hot chocolate together with eating 450 000 desserts.
The franchise programme that was implemented in 2008 allowed it to expand the chain not only within Russia but to the former Soviet republics and other foreign countries. There are 100 franchise cafes in the chain at present.
The coffeshop chain Shokoladnitsa is a part of the company group Shokoladnitsa which includes Coffee House, Wabi Sabi, KFC, Pizza Hut and Arena Foods Catering.
1C Company specializes in software development, distribution, publishing, and support. 1C Company serves customers through an extensive partnership network in 25 countries, including over 7 000 1C:Franchisee partners. These partners are certified by 1C to provide integration services for business automation. Among the software developed by 1C Company, the best known is 1C:Enterprise, a system of business automation products. It includes ERP-class business solutions, which improve the efficiency of enterprises and organizations and are built based on an innovative technological platform. Famous with outstanding flexibility, using on premise, cloud and mobile environment, 1C:Enterprise successfully automates enterprise resource planning, operations, accounting, finance, HR and management activities in more than 1 500 000 companies, from SMB to major corporations and government institutions. The system holds a leading position on the Russian ERP market by the number of automated workplaces and have high export potential.http://1c.ru/
INVITRO is the largest private medical company in Russia, specializing in laboratory diagnostics and other medical services.https://www.invitro.ru/
INVITRO has the largest network of medical offices in Eastern Europe (more than 1000 in six countries) and 9 modern laboratory complexes. INVITRO is the No. 1 brand in Russia and the leader in national franchise rankings Golden Brand and BeBoss. In 2017 INVITRO became a laureate of the Russian Government Quality Award.
The INVITRO group of companies includes diagnostic centers, Doctor Ryadom clinics, Lechu clinics, medical personnel service Unicum, Higher medical school, medical television channel Med2Med and VET UNION veterinary laboratory services. INVITRO is an investor of the Private Institution Laboratory for Biotechnological Research 3D Bioprinting Solutions.
Subway is the world's largest fast food chain in terms of units with nearly 45000 outlets in 112 countries. Subway has been developing under the franchise scheme since 1974. Over the time, this business model has proven to be efficient.http://www.subway.ru/
Entrepreneurs who have bought a Subway franchise are getting maximum advantages: an established management system, customer loyalty, developed relationships with suppliers.
Subway Russia is the master franchisee of the Subway chain with restaurants across Russia. After Great Britain and Germany, Russia is the third largest chain in Europe, comprising of 600 restaurants. This is more then any of the other popular fast food chains. That said, Subway offers one of the lowest start-up costs within the restaurant business.
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