Some would excuse the malaise (in the casual dining industry) because of the soft economy, demographic changes, and even the weather. However, that doesn't explain the remarkably few success stories who must compete for similar customers and are at the mercy of identical forces as the failing brands.
A recent compensation review of more than 250 Directors of Sales (DOS) from four- and five-star properties throughout the United States has resulted in AETHOS Consulting Group's Director of Sales Compensation Study.
With just weeks left in the 2016 calendar year, AETHOS Consulting Group in New York, Los Angeles, London and Melbourne have gathered their thoughts and will boldly share their predictions, concerns and issues for the coming year.
Many of the restaurant industry's brightest young brands are seeking private equity partners in a search for rapid growth. Led by a founder's passion and capital commitment by private equity, this partnership has allowed for unprecedented growth with many brands serving as disruptors to the major chains.