Sarku Japan: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Sarku Japan

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Sarku Japan                                                               Key Employees
                                                                          Name                      Job Title
Fast Facts
                                7650 Birchmount Road, Markham, L3R 6B9,   Ben Kitay                 President
Headquarters Address
                                Canada

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                                                                          Sarku Japan is a Canadian company which
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                                                                          operates quick-service restaurants in the US.
                                                                          Established in 1987, the company is a pioneer in
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                                                                          Teppanyaki style of menu. The company is one
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                                                                          of the largest Japanese restaurant operators in
                                                                          the US and currently operates more than 200
Fiscal Year End                 December                                  outlets across 37 states in the US. The
                                                                          company’s restaurants serve over 20 million
Revenue (in US$ million)        N/A                                       customers annually. It operates through several
                                                                          branded      restaurants    including     Sarku
                                                                          Japan/Sakkio Japan, Sarku Japan - Teriyaki and
                                                                          Sushi Express, Ming Tree, Kato’s Cajun and
                                                                          Sarku Japan Sushi Bar. Its principal product
                                                                          offering includes sushi rolls, sashimi, sides,
SWOT Analysis                                                             teriyaki combo, double meat, beverages, salads,
                                                                          entrees and soups. The company is
Strengths                       Weaknesses                                headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Strong market presence          Wage related issues                       Key Competitors
                                                                          Azuma Foods International Inc., U.S.A.

Opportunities                   Threats                                   Benihana Inc. (Foodservice) (Ticker: BNHNA)

                                                                          Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.
Expansion initiatives           External and unforeseen risks

New store front concept         Fluctuating prices of food products




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................5
2     Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 6
3     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 7
    3.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................7
    3.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................7
    3.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................7
    3.4      Opportunities ..........................................................................................................................................................7
    3.5      Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................8
4     Sarku Japan - History .............................................................................................................................. 9
5     Sarku Japan - Key Employees .............................................................................................................. 10
6     Sarku Japan - Locations and Subsidiaries .......................................................................................... 11
    6.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................11
    6.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ...........................................
								
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