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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 to another level. Smita Jatia,…More

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Kollam, located on the southern coast of Kerala, is one of the oldest and most important ports on the international spice trade route. Today, its beach is one of the most sought-after locations for weddings because of its pristine and clean ambience. This tropical beauty made Kollam a favourite place…More

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Amit Jatia, Vice Chairman, Westlife Development Limited, is the man behind McDonald’s India (West & South). The 20-year journey has not been easy for a restaurant franchise which had to start from scratch to become a 1000-crore business, serving 300 million people a year today. So, how exactly did McDonald’s…More

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By 2022, there will be 500 McDonald’s in 50-55 cities in West and South India. Westlife Development plans to double the base of McDonald’s restaurants to 500 from the existing number of 236. Currently, 30 to 50 new stores are added each year to the company’s footprint in West and…More

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For all those who have been waiting for the opening of a McDonald’s restaurant in their city, this is some good news. In the next few years to come, McDonald’s plans to develop a restaurant base of 500 stores in West and South India. In an interview with ET Now,…More

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Within two years of the opening of its first McCafe outlet, McDonald’s (West and South) now operates 52 outlets in the region and plans to open 50-75 new outlets by the end of the year. Ranjit Paliath, Vice-President, Business Operations, McDonald’s India (West and South) says, “The Indian café market…More

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McDonald’s is now going for great expansion plans – aiming to open 30-40 outlets in the West and South each year” – according to Westlife Development Vice Chairman Amit Jatia, in an interview with Deccan Herald. McDonald’s in West and South India has reached about 250 restaurants today, a figure…More