Financial Services Company Dunbar Opens Guatemala

Multinational corporation Wackenhut acquired the franchise to operate in Guatemala.

Monday, November 15, 2010

On October 21st, Wackenhut acquired the franchise for Guatemala and was renamed Dunbar International.

"Company executives say it is a business strategy which seeks to bring to its customers in the country more security technology, as well as more services, which for some years have been more than transporting money and valuables in armored trucks", informed

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Transport of Valuable Goods Market ​​in Panama

April 2013

Dunbar from Guatemala , Brinks from the U.S., and national CIS CORP, are the three companies that are responsible for transporting valuable goods ​​between banks, businesses and shops.

"The transport of valuable goods ​​as such is like a taxi service, but for valuable goods, ​​nowadays the conveyors are a logistics solution for money.

More Franchises to Come to Guatemala

March 2012

The Guatemalan Association of Franchises expects the arrival of six new franchises in the country, representing investments of $10 million.

This year six new franchises could come to Guatemala, where there are nearly 300 such companies, said Aída de Mancilla, president of the Guatemalan Association of Franchises (AGF).

Costa Rica: Franchising, a Booming Business

May 2011

The growth and positioning of franchises in Costa Rica is encouraging more entrepreneurs to opt for this alternative.

The franchise model under which a company sells another company the use of its trademark and business concept, and which must be operated according to certain characteristics identified by the trademark owner, has gained strength in the country in recent years.

The Four Pillars of a Franchise

August 2009

Franchising is always an option for expanding a successful business model.

In theory, any business can become a franchise. However, not all activities are ideal to be developed under this model, so a good diagnostic is the first step, to check the viability of the model in each particular business activity.

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