FASTSIGNS seeks growth opportunities in India
Continuing to solidify its spot as the leader in the visual communications industry, FASTSIGNS International, Inc., the worldwide franchisor which owns more than 575 FASTSIGNS sign, graphic and visual communications centres in nine countries has lately made its Dubai debut with its first store.
The company plans to open upwards of 50 locations each year for the next three to five years across the globe and entering 10 new markets. FASTSIGNS is specifically seeking growth opportunities in India, Mexico, South-East Asia, Central and South America, and the Middle East based on high demand in those countries for the franchise’s core offerings.Further enhancing the company’s presence in the Middle East, this expansion is led by FASTSIGNS Master Franchisee Hamdi Osman, Chairman of Solitaire IGT and former SVP of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa. Under his master franchise agreement with FASTSIGNS, Osman will open 12 locations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and 25 centres in North Africa and specifically targeting Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya for expansion. In addition to owning and operating franchise locations, Osman has the rights to sub-franchise FASTSIGNS across both markets.
“As we continue growing FASTSIGNS globally, partners like Hamdi are essential to our brand’s success. Every business needs help in informing customers, directing visitors and selling more, so we are seeing strong demand for our products and services worldwide,” said FASTSIGNS International, Inc. CEO, Catherine Monson.