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Dunkin' Donuts Announces Expansion to SoCal in 2015, Eyes Riverside County

The company stated in a press release that it is looking at opening shops across Southern California-- Riverside County included.

Dunkin' Donuts, announced Tuesday on PR Newswire that it is expanding to Southern California with a long-term goal of having more than 15,000 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the United States.

On the company's website, Riverside County is listed among 10 California counties in which the business wants to open:

  • Alpine county
  • Inyo county
  • Lassen county
  • Los Angeles county
  • Mono county
  • Orange county
  • Riverside county
  • San Bernardino county
  • San Diego county
  • Ventura county

The state's other 48 counties are listed under the "future" category.

"Specifically, the company is recruiting multi-unit franchisees for Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Ventura and Orange counties and expects restaurants in these markets will begin to open in 2015.  The company is also interested in identifying qualified food service operators for a wide range of non-traditional venues including colleges and universities, casinos, military bases, supermarkets, airports and travel centers," stated the release.

Chief Executive Officer, Dunkin' Brands and President, Dunkin' Donuts U.S. Nigel Travis said, "Expansion to California has always been part of our plan to grow Dunkin' Donuts' presence in the U.S."

In order to open a Dunkin' Donuts franchise, the company says you need to have the right experience, be passionate-- and have a minimum of $250,000 in liquid assets and a $500,000 minimum net worth per restaurant.

Would you want to see a Dunkin' Donuts in the Palm Desert area? Tell us in comments.

Karla January 17, 2013 at 10:17 PM
I'd be happy to patronize a Dunkin Donuts in the Palm Desert area. It would be a great alternative to Starbuck's.
Cherie Corey Jasso February 06, 2014 at 01:29 AM


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