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5 reasons for bar and grill chains' nightmare 2017

Shifting consumer demands have hammered the likes of Applebee's and Chili's, and their recovery is uncertain, says RB's The Bottom Line.

2017 State of the Industry

Learn about where things stand with the delivery issue and more.

Operations

50 great ideas 2017

We present 50 smart, trend-forward ideas that have hit the restaurant industry throughout the year.

Recent Stories

Recent Stories

A newly formed national organization is aiming to combat proposals for disallowing the credit.

Shifting consumer demands have hammered the likes of Applebee's and Chili's, and their recovery is uncertain, says RB's The Bottom Line.

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Employee turnover is up after teasing the industry with plateauing numbers this summer.

The impact of hurricanes in Texas and Florida may mask a turn in the right direction for sales and traffic counts, according to new data.

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American diners put ranch dressing on everything from French fries to pizza.

The industry showed it's not afraid to stand up to its adversaries on important government issues, and will likely be emboldened going forward by help in the rumble from an unlikely source. It also was fearless in exploiting the opportunities afforded by the P.F. Chang's Olympics. Or something like that.

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The Bottom Line: Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings want to buy more brands, and they have plenty of choices.

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