Papa John’s kept opening store in Shanghai in a speed higher than many people’s expectation. After I saw the first Papa John’s store in Biyun International District of North-East Shanghai, more and more stores appeared – in Xujiahui, and another in Biyun District. It has more than 20 outlets in Shanghai. The two I saw today are only within 7 minutes’ walking distanct. It either means bad planning or a sign of high demand. My observation is the latter.
I stepped into the Papa John’s store near the B&Q store. It is almost full, with only 2 tables left. It looks Papa John’s is having a good business.
There is an article named “The joy of listening to other people’s talk”. The article said it brings you to a world that you will never be able to enter.
The lunch talk on the left table is obversly about business. I cannot recognize what the conversation is about, but got some keywords:
Accenture / Multi-national compaines / CTO / Technology…
My guess is, they are students from the CEIBS (China-Europe International Business School). Their campus is about 2 km away.