Bahamas Mobile Network Opening 30 New Franchise Retail Stores
Published on: 26th May 2013
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The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) has announced that it will open ten new Franchise stores over the next four months and another twenty within an eighteen month period.
The company currently has three franchise stores.
The company estimates that new in-store jobs created could reach up to 200 plus, while another 200 construction and logistics job openings.
"This is the start of our promised expansion into franchising and opens up opportunities for Bahamian entrepreneurs while helping us meet another business objective, that of bringing BTC products and services closer to as many neighborhoods and island communities as possible," said Marlon Johnson, Sr. Vice President of Marketing & Communications.
Mr. Johnson went on to say that as part of the support system for local Franchise stores some of their existing locations will close, but no staff redundancies are planned among full time staff members.
However, some part time staff may be "displaced".
BTC is jointly owned by Cable & Wireless Communications (51%) and the government (49%). Cable & Wireless Communications has both management and Board control.