Tag: international

Chains

Top McDonald’s Franchisee Sees Sales Lift With Order Kiosks

4 years ago

The ability to customize orders via touchscreen has lead to a sales increase of up to 15 percent at stores in Brazil. That's seriously promising, especially in a tough market.

Independents

These Are the 50 Best Restaurants in Asia, According to 50 Best

4 years ago

Like Michelin, 50 Best has glaring blind spots that ironically shine a spotlight on the limitations of lists like this.

Chains

UK Restaurant Industry Has Cooled After Years of Expansion

4 years ago

The UK industry's growth happened too quickly, but it was still a hotbed of creativity at the mid-scale level, with ambitious chains investing in quality ingredients, innovative menus, and smart technology. We hope that doesn't come to an end.

Chains

For U.S. Restaurants, Expansion Abroad Means Adapt and Adjust

4 years ago

Expanding abroad is a big step for any restaurant, but they have to to tweak details from portion sizes to design in order to satisfy local customers.

Chains

California-Based Blaze Pizza Chain Will Expand Internationally

4 years ago

Not sure I understand how the fast casual pizza market differs from the pizza market, but it seems to be working out well for this chain.

Independents

Outside the U.S., the Fine Dining Business Is Just as Challenging

4 years ago

At home or abroad, the fine dining experience is driven by excellent food quality and impeccable service — which makes operating this type of restaurant a delicate balancing act.

Chains

Germany’s Vapiano Restaurant Chain Hopes to Use Its Summer IPO to Kickstart Growth

4 years ago

Restaurants are struggling to expand stateside, but the European chain thinks that there's plenty of room to bring its pizza and pasta to the masses in Europe, the Middle East, and South America

Chains

Fast Food Chains Are Exporting Obesity and Diabetes as They Expand Abroad

4 years ago

New international markets are providing huge growth opportunities for American fast food chains. As these companies change the fundamentals of the food landscapes abroad, they have a responsibility to those they feed — and they should act as such.

Chains

Restaurants Look to Emerging Global Markets for Growth

4 years ago

In a country that some call over-restauranted, emerging markets overseas are the new frontier for U.S.-based chains.

Marketing

OpenTable Expands to Amsterdam with 100 Restaurants

4 years ago

OpenTable's focus on the international market includes reservations, but the company seems to be pushing restaurant discovery even harder.

Chains

A Thai Beer Company Is Buying Up KFC Restaurants

4 years ago

KFC is Yum Brands' big winner right now, so this deal looks like a win-win for a Thai company looking to diversify from the alcohol business in a Buddhist country.