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#212 Pilar Garcia, Founder of Pendulo, on How to Be Profitable and a Force For Good

If you want to improve your profits in your restaurant, Pilar is your go-to expert. She is the Founder of Pendulo, which supports independent restaurants, pubs and cafes to be more profitable with our software, consultancy and tailor-made solutions.

In this interview, we explore why so many businesses operate on losses, Pilar’s experience of “starting from scratch” after losing all of her customers’ data, the power of building strong relationships, and the importance of supporting your local community. 


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