The Dossier

The Dossier

McDonald’s India (West & South) has been blazing a trail in the Quick Service Restaurant space over the past 21 years, starting from a situation where there was no supply chain, to creating one, setting it up to international standards. Today, McDonald’s India (West &…More

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Riding on factors like a balanced brand portfolio, geographic footprint, consistent marketplace execution and relentless focus on productivity, Westlife Development, through its subsidiary Hardcastle Restaurants – the master franchisee of McDonald’s India (West & South) – was able to show high, double-digit revenue growth of…More

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McDonald’s India recently touched its 20-year milestone. Hardcastle Restaurants – the company which operates the franchise in West & South India – has plans to make a huge investment of Rs 500-Rs 700 crore over the next 5-7 years so as to take the business…More

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So, how are people grabbing their favourite McDonald’s burgers in times of shortage of currency notes? Well, McDonald’s customers have turned cashless, but the company was well prepared largely because the move to go online had started some time back. In an interview with The…More

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Ever wondered why your familiar McDonald’s restaurant looks different each time you visit it? It’s because, there’s a different McDonald’s for a different place. McDonald’s India (West & South), which has a total of 235+ restaurants located in the region (and more to come) classifies…More

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Westlife Development Limited, the master franchisee for McDonald’s in West and South India, achieved revenues of Rs 234.29 crore, up 15.6 per cent, year-on-year. McDonald’s has, over the past five quarters, been making changes to cater to the evolving tastes and preferences of the consumers of…More

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If you love McDonald’d Filet-o-Fish, you would love to know this as well – McDonald’s has signed an agreement to not expand cod fishing into untouched parts of the Arctic, reports The Economic Times. McDonald’s, along with a few seafood industry giants, recently signed an…More

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McDonald’s just got around to saving 1, 50,000 liters of water every year. The little genie that did the trick was in the loo – waterless urinals that have been set up in 30 restaurants in Maharashtra. That little change in the bathroom is a…More

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Careful planning and management went into making one of the most sophisticated supply chains in India. McDonald’s entry into India is the focal point at which the food supply industry has a clear and distinguishable before and after. Radhakrishna Foodland (P) Ltd. dedicated time and…More