Sudeep Gupta, director-business development, Zest Agro Pvt Ltd, informs, "To open one outlet, the investment ranges between Rs.4-5 lakhs and it takes around about 7-8 months for an outlet to break even. Around 400 – 500 customers visit per outlet per day and the average bill size ranges between Rs.15-20."
Cafe Buddy’s has a target to open approximately 120 outlets across India in the next fiscal, FY 2011-12, to bring the total figure to 220 outlets. The brand has plans to expand via franchise route.
– Shubhra Saini