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Hong Kong’s restaurants pessimistic amidst dine-in curfews, rising costs

Only 26% of restaurants surveyed said they are confident on the revenue on dine-in business in the approaching Chinese New Year period.
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Hong Kong’s restaurants pessimistic amidst dine-in curfews, rising costs

Only 26% of restaurants surveyed said they are confident on the revenue on dine-in business in the approaching Chinese New Year period.
4 days ago

Papa John’s inks deal to open over 1,300 stores in China by 2040

The franchisee development agreement is the biggest in the pizza chain’s history.

2021: Year In Review

We look back at the highs and lows of the Asian multi-site restaurant industries these past twelve months.

Singapore’s F&B sales shrinks 4.5% in October

Fast-food outlets, however, saw takings jump by 10.1%.

Subway APAC president: regional growth can match U.S. foothold

In his first-ever interview with QSR Media, Eric Foo details the chain’s expansion targets and stressed their ongoing investment in digital engagement.

McDonald’s Malaysia to open 200 more outlets within five years

It is in the process of hiring 10,000 workers as part of the expansion plan.

Singapore’s F&B sales jumps 4.4% in September

Caterers experienced a jump in sales, owed to a low base last year.

How EFG is rethinking its brand portfolio to turbocharge post-COVID growth

Managing director Martin Darby elaborates on the company’s omnichannel strategy and reveals key advantages of handling brands from various franchisors.

More Hong Kong restaurants ‘optimistic’ about economy: Deliveroo survey

Nearly 54% of over 9,000 restaurants surveyed reported an increase in their dining-in revenues.

Singapore’s F&B sales down 6.7% in August

Fast food outlets remain resilient due to higher demand for delivery.

Yum China, Lavazza lay $200m plan to open 1,000 stores by 2025

Lavazza has 22 stores in China across Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing and Guangzhou.

Yum China’s Q3 profit to take 50-60% hit due to COVID Delta variant, company warns

Over 500 restaurants in 17 provinces were closed or offered only takeaway and delivery.

Carl's Jr. owner inks master franchise deal to grow Russian footprint

The chain aims to develop more than 300 additional restaurants in the market.

Tim Hortons’ China biz to go public in $1.7bn SPAC merger

The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.