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February 23, 2017
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos made headlines in June 2016, when he announced the e-commerce giant would invest $3 billion into India, citing the region’s “huge potential.” That this came on the heels of the company’s 2014, $2 billion infusion,...
April 21, 2011
International restaurant expansion comes with a host of challenges. Below, we explore those along with the most important players, current trends, and more.
March 31, 2011
South Africa is an emerging restaurant market with a number of very strong players and an optimistic view of its future. South Africa has approximately 85,000 restaurants operating within the country (although a whopping 57,000 or so are street...
July 28, 2016
One of the most common restaurant start up mistakes is underestimating the capital budget requirements involved in opening a restaurant. Here we hope to provide some rules of thumb and average costs and ranges, as well as identify common hidden...
November 1, 2012
To open a restaurant you need time, patience and plenty of work. Deadlines must be met, and your efforts must be set towards meeting your budget and creative specifications. But with the right planning, getting everything done in a timely...
March 24, 2011
Great restaurants have an extra dimension that take them from being a restaurant to being a magical place. The word Restaurant is derived from a Latin word meaning to “restore”. Great restaurants can be transformative. If you are opening...