Giggling Squid, the Thai restaurant chain led by Andy Laurillard, is set to accelerate its expansion plans after confirming that the Business Growth Fund (BGF) has taken a significant minority stake in the business and investing £6.4m in the process,...
A marketer by trade, Andrew Laurillard thinks he’s on to a winner with his Giggling Squid restaurant format, which, in common with a number of his competitors in the branded Thai space, he co-runs with a Thai spouse. He’s probably right.
Thai restaurant group Giggling Squid is sticking to its bold ambitions to become the first major national Thai chain with the appointment of a property director who will oversee its expansion target of 80 sites within seven years.
Giggling Squid, a small Thai restaurant group with four sites across Sussex and Kent, has revealed bold plans to become the first major national Thai chain with a target of 50 sites over the next five years.