South Korea’s Genesis BBQ opens six shops in US

The fried chicken chain now has 150 shops in 19 states in the country.

South Korean fried chicken chain Genesis BBQ has opened six new shops in the United States as part of efforts to tap deeper into the American market, Yonhap reported.

Genesis BBQ said it launched three stores in Aurora, Denver, and Inglewood in the U.S. state of Colorado. A new shop was also opened in North Quincy, Massachusetts, with two more outlets starting operations in Walnut and Rowland Heights, California.

Genesis BBQ now has 150 shops in 19 U.S. states, up from 100 at the end of September last year, with the number of its stores in North America reaching 250.

Genesis BBQ, which began making forays into overseas markets in 2003, currently operates around 500 shops in 57 countries.

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