World Franchise Associates announced an agreement to represent Sonic for development opportunities in the GCC. World Franchise Associates assists franchisors to enter new international markets and expertly assists investors to acquire master, country and regional franchises for the best franchised and most recognized business brands in the world.
Ranked as No. 6 on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 2018, Sonic serves approximately 3 million customers every day. With its chain of 3,580 drive-ins, Sonic is the largest chain of drive-in restaurants in America. For 65 years, the brand has delighted guests with signature menu items, 1.3 million drink combinations and friendly service by iconic Carhops. With a 94 percent franchised system, the franchisee voice is impactful. For international markets Sonic will offer most store formats including drive-in, drive-thru, stand-alone, in-mall and in-shopping center.
Paul Cairnie Chief Executive Officer World Franchise Associates says, "We are honored to represent a US brand which is recognized as one of the most differentiated concepts in the quick-service restaurant industry. Sonic is an experience unlike any other in the quick-service franchise industry. For investors, the Sonic experience offers customization, control and choice.”
For franchisees, Sonic offers:
Certified training courses online such as operations, food safety, customer service and management training for new and existing franchisee community.
A comprehensive operations/field training program.
Ongoing support from experienced operations, marketing and real estate professionals.