Posts Categorised: International Retailing

With the London food and beverage market notoriously crowded and regional expansion already well underway for many chains, operators are increasingly looking further afield for their next phase of growth. With Pret A Manger’s international success story rolling on, Itsu raising £40m for its international plans, Wagamama signing the lease on its second New York

The media has not been kind to China recently, portraying an economic downturn spurred by a plunge in the Shanghai Stock Exchange and slower than usual GDP growth.
However, wealth in China remains abundant, and Chinese investors are increasingly looking to invest abroad, aiming to globally diversify portfolios to include safer, steady growth investments.