Nathaniel Ru studied at Georgetown University based in Washington, D.C. Nathaniel and his friends always wanted to find a restaurant that had fun environment, but they couldn’t see any. From this experience, they were able to establish their eatery at M street.
Luck was on their side as the land they wanted to create their restaurant on was also owned by the landlord of apartment hat they stayed at, and it took some calls and convincing before he finally gave them the portion.
Nathaniel says that the landlord might have noticed the motivation they had at that time and advised them to get an architect and also to develop a more efficient business plan.
This process took them three weeks. Nathaniel states that he was grateful to the landlord who had made a risk in helping them even though they had never run any restaurant before. They named their eatery Sweetgreen.
Theresa Dold who is the leads digital marketing at Sweetgreen compares the eatery to apple as they want to create something fashionable yet simple. Apart from being just a place of eating they wanted Sweetgreen to entertain those who eat there.
Nathaniel Ru insists that the primary aim of their store Is not only to expand and become a cooperate giant but remain true the requirements of local people. Each Sweetgreen outlets have five values that Nathaniel and his associate came up with.
Nathaniel recalls when they were to move their store Dupont circle which had ample space in 2009 but no customer showed up that day except for their parents and investors.
They then thought of setting up music systems to attract customers. Sweetgreen also has invested in technology to create easy payment options for customers using their app which enables customers to garner points. Sweet green also offers yoga classes, fitness lessons in their stores. The company also ensures employees are on their best behavior.
Nathaniel Ru studied finance from the Georgetown University. He is Sweetgreen CEO and one of the co-founders. He was born and grew up in Pasadena, CA. and through his stay at the university is where he met his cofounders that he started the business with.
Ru believes in providing the best services to customers, and these are the values that he wants to instill in employees to give a very entertaining environment for his customers making them want to come for more.
A home is a place where you feel comfortable, happy and satisfied. Many people have different definitions of perfect homes. Building a dream house is a task that many people are not able to handle. Residents in Dubai and the Middle East have nothing to worry about, as far as this issue is concerned. The DAMAC owner is there to facilitate this.
Hussain Sajwani began his career by going to Washington University. He later got a job at Contracts Manager in GASCO. This is a branch of ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company). In 1982, he began his first personal venture. His first business was a catering service. He venture has grown tremendously. The company is currently serving 200 projects. They serve 150000 meals every day in the Middle East. The company provides other services like camp management, army camps, and construction campsites among other supplies. Learn more: https://www.damacproperties.com/en/media-centre/press-releases/damac-properties-inaugurates-trump-international-golf-club-dubai
Hussain was at the forefront of the expansion of property market in Dubai. In the 1990s, the population was increasing due to traders who were coming to Emirates to do business. Hussain built several hotels to accommodate the traders. In 2002, he identified this as a market gap and began the DAMAC Properties. DAMAC has been ranked on the top list of property developers in Dubai and the Middle East. It is not restricted to residential properties. It also provides commercial properties like hotels, conference rooms, and offices among others.
Hussain Sajwani family and Donald Trump’s family have a personal relationship. The two families spend ample time together. They have shared numerous meals together. A good example is the New Year’s Eve. Donald Trump says that he will not be beginning new business relationships, while in office. Hussain Sajwani reacted by saying that he hopes that the business relationship between them flourishes, saying their relationship goes beyond the office.
Hussain Sajwani also gives back to the society. He recently made a donation of AED two million to help needy cloth children in the world. The donation would help cloth 50000 children. Hussain says that the children are the leaders of tomorrow, we should, therefore, aspire to give them a good environment to grow up. Learn more: http://www.forbes.com/profile/hussain-sajwani