This year, the famous American company McDonald’s intends to increase investment in network development on the Russian market by 40%. Reports replyua.net citing TASS, this was announced by General Director of the Russian division of the company is mark Karen. And this despite the fact that the United States has imposed sanctions against Moscow. “We will more actively open new restaurants — 60 was 40 in 2018,” — said the CEO.
At the same time, Karen has refused to name volume of investments in 2019, but said that for the entire period of operation of McDonald’s in the Russian market size of the company’s investments in network development has exceeded 61 billion (25.3 billion UAH).
Moreover, McDonald’s plans to increase staff by 10%, to invest in staff training, innovations, to increase the salaries of employees and increase the number of waiters that bring the order right to the table visitors. Currently in Russia at the enterprises employing more than 50 thousand people. “To date, we have 98% of Russian suppliers. In the next two years we plan to increase this figure to 100%,” added Karen.