Sixth year after opening its first shop in the Nigerian market, the Eat‘N’Go, has opened its 70th outlet as part of activities marking the anniversary in the country. The firm is behind the Dominos Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery and Pinkerry Gourmet frozen yogurt, among others.
The business started in 2012 with the opening of the first Dominos and Cold Stone that has grown into 70 stores in the space of six years by a hardworking local team.
According to the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Pat McMicheal, “Eat’N’Go is a proud Nigerian company with over 2,000 Nigerian team members spread across the country. These men and women are a major part of the success the company has enjoyed over the past 6 years”
On the company’s strategy for staff retention, Eat’N’Go’s HR Head, Olusola Adeeko, said: “above award salaries, we are proud to make sure that we pay our team well to retain our team. There are special incentives given to store teams, who go above set targets. This builds a culture of ‘we all win at the same time.”
Meanwhile, the outlet a recently announced a ‘promote from within’ policy for all positions. This new policy has become possible due to the continued growth of the company, and the managements dedication to create a genuine career path for its team at all levels of the business.
According to the company’s Marketing Director, Amalia Sebakunzi, the firm has partnered with local charity groups, including Slum2School, to help children get access to quality education.
“We are passionate about social contributor to society in Nigeria. Education is a key fundamental in Nigeria to help the country further prosper, now and into the future and we are proud to be involved in giving back to the community by providing education opportunities to those in need.”