Brazil’s burger king likes his companies lean

BBC
“They take cost-cutting very seriously,” says Cristiane Correa, a journalist and author of Dream Big, a book on the rise of Lemann and his two fellow countrymen and partners Marcel Telles and Beto Sicupira.
“Some people get really scared by that. Afterwards, of course, the company grows and they end up hiring again, but at start it is ugly.”
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