Michael Schaefer

Michael
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2014 International Top 25: Eastern Europe 
Russian chains account for four of the top five foodservice operators in Eastern Europe
2014 International Top 25: Asia-Pacific 
Japanese operators lead the pack in Asia
2014 International Top 25: Latin America 
Brazilian and Mexican players lead the way in Latin America
2014 International Top 25: Western Europe 
Two of the largest Western Europe-based companies are pub operators
2014 International Top 25: Middle East-Africa 
South African consumers retain a strong preference for local brands
2013 International Top 25: Western Europe 
The dominance of independent restaurants makes large-chain growth a challenge in Western Europe
2013 International Top 25: Asia-Pacific 
C-stores are growing increasingly popular in the Asia-Pacific region of the world, according to the International Top 25 special report
2013 International Top 25: Eastern Europe 
The restaurant industry in Eastern Europe is still relatively underdeveloped, but demand is growing fast.
2013 International Top 25: Latin America 
Foodservice chains in Brazil and Mexico dominate the ranks of the largest local restaurant players in Latin America
2013 International Top 25: Middle East-Africa 
South Africa, Persian Gulf states are home to thriving eating-out cultures
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Jun 2, 2015
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How a real estate spinoff would help Darden

Blog: Darden is expected to complete its study of real estate options soon. Here's why the company will spin it off....More
Jun 1, 2015
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Darden board members spent time waiting tables 1

Blog: Darden's new board members all spent some time working in the company's restaurants after getting elected....More

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