Thailand is Duck Donuts’ third market entry this year following its debuts in Egypt and Qatar in February and August respectively
A Duck Donuts employee at the opening day of Duck Donuts’ Bangkok store | Photo credit: Duck Donuts
Pennsylvania-based Duck Donuts has opened its first store in Thailand in partnership with local franchisee The Great Restaurant Group Co.
Located at the Siam Discovery shopping centre in Bangkok, the outlet is the first of 10 Duck Donuts stores The Great Restaurant Group Co. plans to open across Thailand by the end of 2028.
“Bringing Duck Donuts to Bangkok is a momentous occasion for us. We're excited to introduce our made-to-order donuts to the vibrant city of Bangkok and offer a delightful, customisable experience to the local community. We believe in the power of sweet moments, and we can't wait to create memorable experiences for our guests in Thailand,” said Betsy Hamm, CEO, Duck Donuts.
Thailand is Duck Donuts’ third market entry in 2023, following its debut in Egypt and Qatar in February and August respectively.
Founded in North Carolina in 2007, the bakery café chain currently operates 131 stores across the US, alongside two stores in each of Canada and Puerto Rico and a single site in Saudi Arabia.
Further international expansion is also on the cards, with Duck Donuts planning to open in first stores in Pakistan and Curacao in 2024, alongside franchise agreements to enter the UK, Australia, the Bahamas and Iraq.