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    Had lunch a second ago in Sambil, Italian place at the entrance and noticed IHOP was gone. I asked the waitress and she said they closed last week. I asked if it was for lack of customers and she said that many times they closed at 5pm because no one would come after that anyway.

    Another example of bringing a franchise without doing a feasibility study.

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    High prices, low traffic mall (for now), low-middle class consumers: also out of business quick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mauricio View Post
    High prices, low traffic mall (for now), low-middle class consumers: also out of business quick.
    Now, if they would have served rice, beans, and overcooked meat..............
    They would have flourished.............

    B in Santiago

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    Feasibility study, shmeasibility study! They just knew it made good business sense to open yet another mega mall!

    IHOP was quite busy the first and last time I went. Maybe everyone else there thought it was sh¡te too.

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    is this the pancake-y place? i cannot imagine many dominicans would be interested in eating pancakes for dinner?

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    Damn!!! I was at the mall on Monday and almost went. Bye bye strawberry crepes :-(

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    The creperie in Plaza de España (no longer there) was popular enough with Dominicans, and would fill up in the evenings. IHOP seemed to be more of a breakfast/brunch place.

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    I used to love their food, maybe it was totally different here................

    Food & Menu Items

    B in Santiago

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    "Pichardo" did their "Feasibility Study"!
    He showed them some of his "Pretty Computer Generated Photos" of the mall filled with thousands of the new Dominican "Middle Class" with millions of pesos in disposable income!!
    The next year will see many more following "IHOP"!


    ps, they serve a lot more than just pancakes.
    Full dinners are available as well!
    I go in the USA, but just on my "Free Birthday Meal" day!
    I tried to get in on their "Kids Eat Free" but was too tall!

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    they moving it somewhere else near Churchill

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