Asiawide Franchise Podcast

Asiawide Franchise

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Subscribe to this podcast for insights on franchising with a focus on Asia. Thought leaders in franchising will have conversations with Asiawide Franchise Consultants' CEO, Albert Kong.

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One of the top USA burger brands’ Asian head shares his operational insights. Recorded on: 28 Aug 2020 Experienced franchise professional previously with Popeyes, California Pizza Kitchen, Wingstop, Papa John Pizza, etc. Danny started Wang Café (locally) and Mr. Bun (Bangkok). He considers himself a hybrid entrepreneur and corporate operator. He launched the first Five Guys in the Asia Pacific and now have four stores in Hong Kong, and two in Singapore.

Jan 21

18 min 8 sec

Equipped with legal training and being in charge of international  business development for many years, Dawn played a key role in OldTown  White Coffee's expansion into several nations. Her interesting sharing  on how the various departments became much closer due to the challenges  posed by the pandemic is most enlightening.  Recorded on: 20 Aug 2020  Dawn Liew, Head (F&B Business), Senior General Manager – Sales &  Marketing, Kopitiam Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd. Kopitiam Asia Pacific owns  the ubiquitous OldTown White Coffee brand that can be found all over  Asia. It was bought out by Dutch tea & coffee giant Jacobs Douwe  Egberts (JDE) more than three years ago. OldTown White Coffee has over  200 outlets throughout Asia and exports its famous white coffee products  to more than 18 countries worldwide.

Nov 2020

23 min 32 sec

Trevor emphasizes on the important need to stay positive and to continue  to be watchful on the needs of the customers. He quotes several  examples which are very useful tips for all franchise companies.   Recorded on: 11 Aug 2020    Trevor MacKenzie, Managing Director/Partner, Exquisine System, COCA  & Mango Tree Restaurants Worldwide. Trevor has spent 16 years  growing and expanding the company's brands, culminating to 65 outlets in  13 countries. He and his beautiful Thai wife has two bright children  who speaks Thai, English and Chinese.

Nov 2020

22 min 1 sec

Mr. Chua Koon Beng, CEO of Wonderscape Holdings which owns well known brands such as Strip, Browhaus and Tiong Bahru Bakery, shares about how he steers his brands in the Covid-19 landscape. Video:

Oct 2020

17 min 11 sec