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Dodo Partners Meetup: 12 key unveilings

13 August 2020

Dodo Partners Meetup: 12 key unveilings

Every summer, we hold Dodo Partners and Managers Meetup — the most important event of the year for our vast community of entrepreneurs united by the Dodo brand. This year, the gathering had to happen online. Still, more than 1,500 franchisees, investors, and team members watched it live on our YouTube channel. As always, the managing company reported on the progress — and laid out its plans. Here are the meetup's 12 key unveilings. 

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Slow burn: 10 long-term effects of COVID19 on the food service industry

04 May 2020

Slow burn: 10 long-term effects of COVID19 on the food service industry

“I wouldn't be that surprised if aliens landed near my house next week,” a friend told me the other day. “When the whole world goes into lockdown, there is no space left for science fiction anymore. Anything now seems possible.”Which makes it even harder to predict how things will shake out in the long term.

Yet it would be nice to have at least some insight into our post-COVID19 future, especially if you work in food service — an industry totally disrupted by the corona crisis.

So I've done my best to sift numerous reports and articles...

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Our strategy: CEO’s letter to team members, partners, and investors

15 April 2020

Our strategy: CEO’s letter to team members, partners, and investors

My friends, I would like to share some thoughts on our strategy in this new reality disrupted by the crisis. But first, let’s take a step back.A couple of weeks before the crisis started, our financial director, Kirill Vyrypaev, and I discussed the possibility of Dodo’s IPO in 2 years.

I have to explain here that our company has a lot of shareholders. About 200 of them are the investors who supported us during Dodo Pizza’s crowdinvesting campaign a few years ago. We didn't promise them dividends and quick returns. They invested their money in our company because...

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