Franchises in Panama

The history of franchises in Panama began 55 years ago, and today, after all that time and millions invested, opening franchises continues to provide good business opportunities.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Tastee Freez was the first franchise opened in the country 55 years ago, followed by Dairy Queen, two years later, writes Melissa Novoa journalist for .

Today, the brands Rosa Mexicano and Cafe Juan Valdez join the business chains of this type.

"Go into the franchise business has allowed many people to get into the business world without having to start from scratch.

For those who already have been in business for many years, there are many aspects to consider when deciding to buy a franchise", notes the article.

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