Melville, N.Y. -- Sbarro is expanding its international growth with plans to open 20 eateries in Ontario, Canada. This announcement is the latest in a series of franchise agreements that have recently expanded Sbarro's presence across Europe, the Middle East, South America, Asia and the Pacific.
Sbarro has partnered with master franchisor Youssef Hassoun, owner of Hassoun Enterprises, to develop and operate Sbarro eateries exclusively in Ontario. The company opened its first Sbarro location at North York City Center in Toronto earlier this year (January 2013), and opened a second eatery at the Bramalea City Center in Brampton, Ontario earlier this month (May 2013).
The franchise agreement with Hassoun Enterprises, Ltd. expands Sbarro's footprint in Canada to more than 30 eateries. By the end of August 2013, Hassoun will open three more Sbarro eateries at the following locations throughout Ontario, Canada: Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital in Scarborough Ontario; Hunt Club in Ottawa; and Simon Premium Outlet Center in Toronto.