Canadian eatery chain Tim Hortons wants to increase eight hundred new destinations globally towards the conclusion of 2018 , including 40 brand-new franchise destinations in the St . Louis local area .
Tim Hortons is seeking to grow
The quick-service chain that sells gourmet coffee , baked foods and sandwiches had 4 ,485 cafes companywide as of Dec . 29 , including 3 ,588 in Canada , and 859 in the USA .
As an element of its development strategies , Tim Hortons strategies to introduce 300 destination in the U .S . towards the end of 2018 . Tim Hortons noted Tuesday it has authorized improvement business deals to open approximately 100 franchise estination in the U .S . , including 40 in St . Louis ; 25 in Youngstown , Ohio ; 15 in Fort Wayne , Indiana ; and 15 in Fargo and Minot , North Dakota .
The St . Louis destination are likely to be a combination of independent cafes and may well include sites within arenas or hospitals , Brynn Burton , Tim Hortons’ U .S . spokeswoman , told the Post-Dispatch .
“St . Louis is a great market-place , in important metropolitan area ,” she said of the chain’s arrangement to expand here . The first local Tim Hortons should try opening in 2015 , she reported . The cafes could possibly include a mix of modern construction and current real estate .
The to start with Tim Hortons restaurant opened in Ontario , Canada , in 1964 , and the chain developed to the U .S . with a location in Tonawanda , New York , in 1984 .
Read more from: Lisa Brown is a business reporter at the Post-Dispatch.