Telepizza Moves Forward in Bolivia: Inaugurates Third Store and Will Open Two More Before Year Ends

  • The company plans to continue to expand its brand, to reach 10 stores in two years
  • Attends Expo Franquicias 2015 to seek local partners with which to expand its global brand in international markets 
  • Present in 9 countries in the region, Telepizza's international sales exceed 30% of the total

SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia, July 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Telepizza pushes ahead in its international strategy, reinforcing its commitment to be present in strategic international markets. In this context is framed the opening of its third store in Santa Cruz, in Ventura Mall, the largest shopping center in the country.

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Telepizza's stores network will expand in the country during the year and two new openings in the city will be added to the three existing stores. The company plans to continue to expand its brand throughout other Bolivian locations, reaching a total of 10 stores in the next two years.

Investment partners to expand a global brand locally 

During these days, the company has been present in Expo Franquicias 2015, the franchising international exhibition to seek for investors partners with which to expand its global brand locally in the different international markets.

In these master-franchise agreements, the local partner brings consolidation and knowledge of the local market, while Telepizza provides a globally recognized brand and the know-how and market leadership, especially in the home delivery segment; a growing demand area in Bolivia.

"We are proud to deliver Telepizza to more people in Bolivia, so that they can enjoy our fresh handmade and delicious pizzas. Also, consolidating our presence in the Latam region and establishing ourselves in new markets is a great opportunity to continue with our global momentum as a brand," explains Giorgio Minardi, President of International.

Opportunities in a growing segment 

The home delivery segment in Bolivia is an activity in constant growth, associated to the socioeconomic development of the country and the habits of modern societies.  

The market shows good growth prospects: "Bolivian society is increasingly demanding the possibility of home ordering, an activity in which Telepizza is a leader. This product, fresh and with natural ingredients, made to order and served at home, becomes an optimal choice, especially to share with the family," says Mauricio Pinto, master franchisee of the brand in Bolivia.

Growing presence in Latin America 

The opening of three new stores before the end of 2015 reinforces Telepizza's presence in the country, with great growth prospects. It also strengthens its international strategy, which is focused on the growth in markets where it is currently operating, exploring new business opportunities, and entering new markets, either organically, through acquisitions of local companies, joint ventures or via master franchises.

Currently, the company is present in 15 countries - nine of them in Latin America - and its international sales exceed 30% of the total.

About Telepizza 

Telepizza is the leading Mediterranean pizza delivery company, well-recognized for its fresh, quality handmade pizzas in a Mediterranean style, friendly served anytime, anywhere, at great value.

Its pioneering positioning in the sector with a 30-year lifespan and its integrated business model have made it experience a solid international growth with a consolidated presence in 15 countries of Europe, Latin America and Africa, 1,300 sales points and 26,000 employees worldwide.

Telepizza has a management model and relationship with its franchisees based on flexibility - to adapt to the tastes and habits of local consumption - and the support of an experienced and multidisciplinary team that ensures the daily operation in each of the markets.

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