PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Kemudian Hannah, Vice President for Business Expansion at Ruth's Chris, distinctly American and successful Steakhouse restaurant was responsible for the development of new business strategy focused on extended growth and company operated restaurants. Although current eating places were seeing consistent incremental growth, fresh restaurants had been critical. Hannah knew which the international possibilities offered a huge upside. There are currently 12 successful spots internationally. These locations consist of Canada, South america, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Even though these nations were succeeding and seem to be the path to increased revenue, Hannah decided that he'd adhere to the ‘market development' model. Hannah proceeded to consider market criterias, competition plus the meat/beef intake rate per region/country throughout the world in order find a very good suitable locations to expand Ruth's Philip chain of restaurants internationally.

ISSUE IDENTIFICATION

Ruth's Chris senior team to locate new worldwide markets to increase stores if owned or franchised, in order to increase earnings.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND ROOT CAUSE ANAYLSIS

The criterias which may have eliminated a number of the potential prospects consist of:

Liquid fortune of by least $1US million

Verifiable experience within the hospitality industry

Ability to desire and develop multiple locations

Expense of Franchise - $100, 000US

A 5% gross sales vips fee

2% of gross sales fee like a contribution for the national advertising campaign

For Market Selection Criteria, some worries were:

Looking for market that includes beef eaters – individuals that enjoy eating beef Marketplaces where it truly is legal to import gound beef from US

Inhabitants – large urbanization prices

High throw away income

Locations in which people do go out to consume

Locate markets that weren't anti – ALL OF US as Ruth's Chris is usually uniquely American.

ALTERNATIVES AND OPTONS:

(1) Amend/Extend contracts with international Dispenses to offer: •Extension of franchisee territories allowing larger geographical growth within just that nation •extend period of contract in order to give additional time to increase within much larger territories

Pros:

(i)These franchisees are actually in the international countries and have a better appropriate eye to get opportunities. Allowing a larger place, extended some opportunity for these types of international franchisee to efficiently grow, will probably be beneficial for Ruth's Chris progress internationally. (ii) May enhance business relationship with other company owners and potentially replace cafe competition

Cons:

(i)These foreign franchisees could make a 'bad decision' to grow high is not enough revenue, and can potentially build a 'bad reputation' for Ruth's Chris. (ii)This may take time from current retail store and standard of service may possibly decrease. (iii) This doesn't grow outside of current international countries

(2) To implement a motivation program among current foreign franchisees. Measurables to be: •company owned motivation after Back button amount of years, driving a car X amount of sales •Number of restaurant growth within physical reach, within just that region or within a neighboring country •Consistency with service and food quality with every restaurant •Build foreseeable future business collaboration across that country

Pros:

(i)Motivation to worldwide franchisees to grow

(ii)Increased revenue

(iii)Similar civilizations of partnering up current franchisees with neighboring countries

Cons:

(i) Expense associated with motivation

(3) Supply an equivalent class of meats to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE meat in your area at potential international marketplaces

Pros:

(i)Save costs with adding of meat...