McDonald’s shuts 41 Delhi restaurants over expired licenses McDonald’s India has temporarily closed 41 restaurants in Delhi due to expired licenses.
Eastern Eye Staff
McDonald’s India said on Thursday it has temporarily closed 41 restaurants in Delhi due to expired licenses in a major blow to the brand’s ambitions in the fast-growing Indian market. The American fast-food giant said it has temporarily suspended operations at 41 of its 55 McDonald’s restaurants across the Indian capital after they failed to renew their eating house licenses — a police registration to operate a place of public entertainment. The decision follows a long-running legal dispute between Connaught Plaza Restaurants Private Limited (CPRL), an Indian franchisee firm that runs the restaurants in Delhi, and McDonald’s, according to local media reports. “The Eating House Licenses of a…
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