Dunkin' Brands (DNKN -1%) announced that it signed an agreement with franchisee Vik Patel to develop 69 new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in Louisiana.
New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees is a partner with Vik Patel on the deal.
The first location under the new partnership is planned to open in 2017.
Dunkin' says it's also recruiting franchisees in Arkansas, eastern Texas and Mississippi to help fuel growth in the region.
Source: Press Release
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