Restaurant Chains across Europe are serving up outstanding double-digit growth rates as consumers spend a larger proportion of their disposable incomes on eating out.
But performance varies widely: the sector is highly competitive with low barriers to entry, making it critical to understand customer groups in different locations and to deliver differentiated products that serve local tastes, aspirations and requirements. Outdated concepts and business models cannot be relied upon. Operators in the right segments and categories are growing strongly. Private Equity (PE) are targeting proven and replicable operations ready for rapid roll-out.
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