December 07, 2016
Tim Hortons is aggressively expanding restaurants around the Dayton area, in an effort to compete with Dunkin' Donuts. The company will open about 10 new restaurants in Troy, Riverside, Moraine and other Dayton-surrounding cities.
Ampex Brands CEO Tabbassum Mumtaz said Tim Hortons is a well-known name, bringing in customers at all hours of the day. According to Mumtaz, the Ohio franchisee wants to grow the brand in the Dayton area.
Mumtaz said he looks forward to the competition with Dunkin' Donuts, which has also been aggressively expanding its company in the area.
He said current plans include seven to 10 new Tim Hortons restaurants during the next three years in Dayton and surrounding towns. The company has already started construction or development in three locations:
Mumtaz said each new location would hire between 30 and 35 employees.
Ampex Brands, which is based in Texas, operates a number of franchise restaurants in 17 states - A&W Restaurants, KFC, Long John Silver's and Taco Bell. The company is looking to expand the presence of Tim Hortons in the central Ohio region and Columbus.
Ampex Brands Chief Development Officer, Jim Liguori is pleased with the stability and established customer base of the Dayton area, crediting both the university system and Wright- Patterson Air Force Base.