McDonald's and Burger King have both been struggling in the Philippines because of local rival Jollibee, and now the Filipino fast-food chain is making a play for the American market.
7-Eleven in Indonesia was not like it is in the United States. The convenience store became a trendy hangout spot for consumers, providing them with free Wi-Fi and a seating area to relax. Despite that, the chain exited the country in 2017.
There are over 60,000 7-Elevens across the world. But there is one country the convenience store chain couldn't conquer. 7-Eleven stores remained crowded upon arrival in Indonesia, yet, the chain closed all of its stores in the country in 2017.
In the United States, Dunkin' has seen a steady revenue growth over the last few years. But in India? The chain is struggling. Dunkin' in India has closed more than half of its stores in less than two years, citing a lack of profitability and operational inefficiencies.
Walmart made headlines in July 2018 when Nikkei Asian Review reported that the company was looking to sell its Japanese subsidiary, Seiyu. Walmart told CNBC it will continue doing business in Japan, but company filings show that it has closed more than 100 Seiyu stores in recent years.
Walmart's success made the Walton family rich, but the company doesn't take up all of their time. From the sports industry to the arts, the Waltons invest their time in their passions.
Nike caused an outcry after featuring Colin Kaepernick, an NFL free-agent and controversial figure, in its 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign. But the ad didn't appear to hurt Nike's business — the brand instead saw a boost in online sales.