Discusses opportunities for U.S. franchisers and legal requirements in the market.

Franchising is popular in urban areas of Laos, with several regional and global chains represented in the market.  “Texas Chicken,” the overseas version of Church’s Chicken, opened in early 2017, and Avis Car Rental operates in several cities.  Hotel, car rental, and food and beverage companies have successfully entered the Lao marketplace, usually entering Laos after finding success in Thailand or Vietnam.

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Laos Franchising Business Management