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U.S. Franchise Opportunities

Five leading U.S. franchisors are seeking qualified investors and operators for exclusive development rights in Singapore. Their international representative will visit Singapore on October 31, 2013 to meet with potential investors. The U.S. Embassy will arrange private one-on-one meetings for interested parties. If you would like to meet with the international representative and learn more about these franchise opportunities, please here. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Chia Swee Hoon or Yong Gim Tim at sweehoon.chia@trade.gov or gimtim.yong@trade.gov or 6476-9037.

Denny’s (www.dennys.com)

Denny’s is ranked as one of the top 10 U.S. franchises in the U.S. by ‘Entrepreneur’ Magazine. It is the largest full-service family restaurant chain in the world, with over 2,000 restaurants across the U.S. and 11 other countries and a gross annual turnover of more than US$2 billion. Operating for 59 years, Denny’s serves over 26 million guests a month. It currently has area licensees in Canada, Curacao, Chile, China, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Guam, Honduras, Japan, Mexico and New Zealand.

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Rita’s Italian Ice (www.ritaice.com)

Rita’s Italian Ice was ranked the number 1 Specialty Ice Franchise in the U.S. by ‘Entrepreneur’ Magazine and a top 25 Franchise High Performer in the U.S. by The Wall Street Journal. In 1984, Rita’s opened its first store on the East Coast of the U.S. with the simple intention to offer the best-tasting, highest-quality Italian Ice. Today, Rita’s owns the category it virtually created and is a healthy, excellent tasting alternative to ice cream with over 560 stores open. Licenses were granted in 2012 for Canada, Southern China and India. Made fresh daily, all Rita’s products are created on premises, with the highest quality proprietary ingredients. For over 27 years Rita’s has provided a successful, profitable business model that offers a unique, affordable, high-quality product and a fun family destination - exceptional, unexpected taste and quality with maximum flavor experience.

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The Melting Pot (www.themeltingpot.com)

The Melting Pot is the U.S. #1 Franchised Fondue Specialty Restaurant. Fondue is a fun and interactive dining experience. The first Melting Pot® opened in 1975. Today, with more than 150 locations across the U.S., Canada, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Mid East and Mexico, The Melting Pot® is the premier fondue restaurant franchise. At The Melting Pot®, fondue truly becomes a memorable four-course dining experience where guests can dip into something different - and discover all the ingredients for a unique dining experience including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, private parties, attentive service, fine wines and signature fondue dinners.

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The Tilted Kilt (www.tiltedkit.com)

Headquartered in Arizona, the Tilted Kilt is more than just a restaurant, and so much more than a sports bar. Its fun, festive atmosphere makes it the go-to place to watch sports, enjoy a cold beer and hang out with friends. Tilted Kilt offers a delicious, mouth-watering menu, more than 30 draft and bottled beers to choose from and an extensive spirit selection. All this, plus year-round, nonstop sports action on their HD screens.

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Vitamin Shoppe (www.vitaminshoppe.com)

The Vitamin Shoppe is a specialty retailer and direct marketer of nutritional products ranging from vitamins and minerals to nutritional supplements, herbs, sports nutrition formulas, homeopathic remedies and health and beauty aids. It offers more than 20,000 items from over 400 name brands. At the 500 Vitamin Shoppe locations, customers can choose from the most trusted names in health and wellness, sports nutrition, weight management and personal care. The company carries national brand products and exclusive products under The Vitamin Shoppe brand. The Vitamin Shoppe has a team of more than 2,500 Health Enthusiasts dedicated to helping customers find “answers for everybody.” The company provides training and certification of associates through vigorous classes, both online and in stores. With a proprietary online learning Website, Vitamin Shoppe® University has a series of classes to help Health Enthusiasts improve their knowledge and skills in order to assist customers and grow within the company.

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