‘Arby’s Pizza for Life’ in India opens for business
Arby’s is opening its first shop in India in the wake of a successful nationwide promotion, with the popular chain’s brand ambassador in the country.
The first of the chain’s 500 outlets in the national capital, New Delhi, is scheduled to open on Monday.
The shop will be owned by the brand ambassador, who will work closely with the store’s owners and managers, Arby Sam’s Chief Executive Officer Shishir Nandlal said in a statement.
He added that the shop will feature a menu that has been inspired by the fast-food chain’s signature pizza.
Arby has been a frequent visitor to India, where it operates stores in major cities such as New Delhi and Mumbai.
In March, the company announced plans to open its first store in the US, and the company’s India operations have also expanded rapidly.
Arbys Pizza, which is owned by its parent company, Pizza Hut, in the United States, is one of the biggest-selling franchises in the world, with more than 15 million pizzas sold in the first half of 2016, according to Euromonitor International.
The company said the new shop in Delhi will be the first to feature the Pizza Hut brand.
Arbeiters is also opening its stores in the UK.
Arnie Stieglitz, the brand’s chief executive, said in an interview that he was “delighted” to open a shop in the capital.
He also noted that Arby had also opened a store in New Delhi in the last year.