Esquires Coffee opens new Kuwait outlet
New Zealand’s Cooks Global Foods has announced its Esquires Coffee Houses brand is pressing ahead with its Middle East expansion programme with the opening of a third franchise store in Kuwait with a further four planned in the Gulf country. The new outlet is located in the new Gate Mall, close to the American University of the Middle East. The firm’s franchisee, Dr Ousama AlKaldi is currently developing two Esquires in Kuwait’s Miral Mall, which are due to open in August. Other Esquires Coffee Houses opening across the region soon include a new large store at Jeddah Airport in Saudi Arabia, another in Abu Dhabi Mall and a third at the World Trade Centre, a 240-metre-high, 50-floor, twin tower complex in Bahrain.