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Carl’s Jr. looks to position itself in growing Nicaraguan middle class

By Guy José Bendaña-Guerrero & Asociados - 26/07/2017
Carl’s Jr. looks to position itself in growing Nicaraguan middle class

On July 11, American fast food giant Carl's Jr. opened its first restaurant in Nicaragua, located in the capital city of Managua.

"We are honored to present this prestigious global chain in our country. Nicaragua has a rapidly growing middle class and a booming young population looking for fresh and high quality food", said Martín Rosales, president of Deli Pollo S.A., part of Deli Star S.A., the entity that manages Carl's Jr. brand in Nicaragua.

With over 3,000 restaurants in nearly 40 countries, Carl's Jr. will open a second restaurant in Nicaragua later this year, as part of its new global presence in markets like Australia, Japan and Chile.

"Growth in Latin America is a key strategic priority for our company. We have more than 300 restaurants in the region and development commitments to build about another 200 more", said Ron Coolbaugh, Vice President of International Franchise Operations at CKE Restaurants, owner of Carl's Jr.
 

By Guy José Bendaña-Guerrero & Asociados - 26/07/2017
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The Law Firm, specialized in the field of Intellectual Property, formerly known as Henry Caldera & Henry Caldera-Pallais, was founded in 1907 by Mr. Henry Caldera, as part of a three-way operation consisting also of the import and retail of goods. With time, these three operations became separate enterprises. That same year, and through the efforts of Mr. Caldera, Nicaragua had its first Trademark Law.

In the late 1930’s, Mr. Caldera’s older son, Henry Caldera-Pallais, after obtaining a Law degree in Nicaragua, furthered his studies in the University of Michigan, where he graduated to become a U.S. Registered Patent Agent. During his stay in the United States, he gained experience working with the New York firm of Lagner, Parry, Card and Largner. In the late 1940’s, Mr. Caldera-Pallais returned to Nicaragua to take charge of the Law Firm, which became known as Henry Caldera & Henry Caldera-Pallais.