Taco Bell China Is Great – Better Than In The West. But That May Not Be Enough.

So it’s been over a year since Taco Bell officially returned in China, re-opening in Shanghai approximately nine years after they closed their last China branch in 2008. Their outlet in Liujiazui is now humming along. And as a long time Taco Bell fanboy, I went for a visit. My assessment is the following. Point […]

Why the Ownership of McDonalds China Should Scare KFC China (i.e., Yum!)

McDonalds China was 80% sold (franchised really) to the Carlyle Group, Citic Capital and Citic Group. And the sale was shortly after the spin-off of Yum! China (i.e., KFC and Pizza Hut). But there is a big difference in ownership between the two. And my take is this should scare Yum! China. Here’s why: Point […]

塔可贝尔在中国比在西方更好但还远远不够

2008年,塔可贝尔(Taco Bell)关闭了中国最后一家分店,自此退出中国市场。时隔九年,塔可贝尔重新进驻上海,宣告正式回归中国市场也已有半年了。如今在陆家嘴的店面生意火爆。我一直钟爱这家餐厅,现在我觉得是时候去店里看看了。我的点评如下。