Cara Operations Limited: Foodservice - Company Profile & SWOT Report by Canadean

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Canadean's "Cara Operations Limited: Foodservice - Company Profile & SWOT Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a company overview, key facts, major products and services, SWOT analysis, business description, company history, recent developments, key employees, company locations and subsidiaries as well as employee biographies.

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Scope
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• Studies and presents the company's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities (growth potential) and threats (competition). Strategic and operational business information is objectively reported.
• The profile also contains information on business operations, company history, major products and services, key employees, and locations and subsidiaries.

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Key Highlights
Cara operations Limited (Cara) is one of the largest foodservice company that owns and franchises restaurants in Canada. The company was founded in 1883 by T.P. Phelan as The Canada Railway News Company. The company conducts business operations under six principal brands: Swiss C

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             Profile & SWOT Report




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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     Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................... 7
4     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 8
    4.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................8
    4.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................8
    4.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................8
    4.4      Opportunities ..........................................................................................................................................................9
    4.5      Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................9
5     History .................................................................................................................................................... 10
6     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 11
7     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 12
8     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 13
    8.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................13
    8.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................13
9     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 15
    9.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................15
    9.2      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................15




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................5
Table 2: History.....................................................................................................................................................................10
Table 3: Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................11
Table 4: Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................12
Table 5: Locations ................................................................................................................................................................13




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1 Business Analysis

1.1   Company Overview

Cara operations Limited (Cara) is one of the largest foodservice company that owns and franchises restaurants in
Canada. The company was founded in 1883 by T.P. Phelan as The Canada Railway News Company. The company
conducts business operations under six principal brands: Swiss Chalet, Milestones, Montana’s, Kelsey’s, Harvey’s and
Coza! Tuscan Grill. The restaurant chains embody different dining formats principally focused on franchisee business
model for expansion. The company’s restaurants offer a wide range of food items including starters, grill, chicken, entree
salads, sandwiches, sides, desserts and beverages. Currently, the company operates more than 700 locations and nine
flight centers spread across Canada. The company is headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.

1.2   Business Description

Cara is a multi brand foodservice restaurant operator based in Canada. The company was founded in 1883 by T.P.
Phelan as a steamship company operating on the Niagara River in Ontario as The Canada Railway News Company
selling newspapers and magazines to the travelling public. Later, it shifted its focus towards the food business and
renamed as Cara Operations Limited in 1961. Cara currently operates more than 700 outlets and nine flight c
								
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