Burger-Loving Kuwait Becomes Oasis For U.S. Franchises: Retail

How does a Brooklyn lounge that boasts a bar and is popular with nursing mothers become a winning concept in an Arab country where alcohol is banned and women must be modest?

“It’s a tea culture, yet there are no tea places,” said Spiel.

While that’s not technically true, the desert state does have two things Brooklyn lacks: oil money and a hunger for more U.S. brands

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