Good news for pancake lovers in Karachi. The world-famous IHOP is finally ready to open its first branch in the city.
For those who are unaware. IHOP is a multinational restaurant chain that specializes in breakfast foods. Last year, according to Bloomberg, they were opening up at least 19 restaurants in Pakistan. After some hurdles with the onset of coronavirus earlier this year, it seems that their launch is back on track.
Recently it was revealed that its first branch is finally inaugurating in Karachi’s Shahbaz Commercial next month.
American pancake restaurant IHOP to open its first branch in Pakistan next month on Shahbaz commercial in Karachi. Here's a link to last year's story for details https://t.co/HIrpQc2MqE pic.twitter.com/RvsMlQodke
— Faseeh Mangi (@FaseehMangi) September 1, 2020
Although the branch was said to open last year, people are still excited to hear the news. According to reports, 9 of the branches in Pakistan will be managed by Gerry’s Group while the rest 10 branches will be sub-franchised. The managing director of Gerry’s Group was quoted as saying:
We are delighted to be bringing the world famous American IHOP experience to our country and to our portfolio of successful companies.
While IHOP will be a new brand in Pakistan, there is already significant awareness of and excitement about IHOP and we look forward to the opening of our first location later this year.
Let’s stay positive and welcome investments good for the country and consumers . Prices will be affordabland with quality. Stay tuned
— Akram Wali Muhammad (@akrammwm) September 2, 2020
The launch of IHOP will open up new opportunities for the country, and we might see exciting new investments in the future.
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