Monthly Archives: June 2015

7 Reasons why your Restaurant should run like a Franchise

Date: 29-06-2015

One of the biggest things that single location Restaurant owners struggle with is time.  There is never enough of it and they always seem to be the ones doing 70 hours a week.  We look at 7 steps you can take to ready your Restaurant to be set up as a franchise and why you should do them, even if… More »

Menulog commission to increase after Just Eat Acquisition

Date: 22-06-2015

A recent article in BRW by Adam Schwab, a minority shareholder in Menulog has detailed why he thinks the pricetag of $855 million at a Price / Earnings (P/E) ratio of 371 will look cheap in a few years time.  The P/E ratio is a measure of how expensive a stock is.  Most companies trade at between 10 and 20 times, so… More »

Restaurant Unique Selling Proposition

Date: 05-06-2015

In life sometimes an opportunity presents itself by chance that you have to take advantage of, which is certainly the case for the Ross Village Bakery in Tasmania. Located in the unspoilt historic town of Ross, the Bakery has operated on site for more than 100 years, and, surprisingly, has become the destination for Japanese fans of the popular anime… More »

Ekim Burgers’ response to negative feedback on Facebook

Date: 05-06-2015

Phineas T. Barnum, the 19th century American showman and circus owner once said ‘there’s no such thing as bad publicity,’ or as Oscar Wilde once expressed ‘the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.’ And Mike Duffy, owner of Wellington’s Ekim Burgers’ is certainly being talked about. It goes without saying that owning and running… More »