The operations are owned by grandchildren of founder Carl Karcher.
The sandwich chain is one of a growing number of brick-and-mortar restaurants and retailers facilitating orders through the online-payments platform.

Net income at the company fell 9.3 percent, tempering sales and revenue growth during the quarter.
Near-term profit growth at the bakery-cafe company will be hampered by its Panera 2.0 initiative, CEO Ron Schaich said.
Chains are scrambling to develop phone apps, pay-at-the-table options and other digital whistles and bells. But which of those do customers really want?

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Subway plans more change; Ruby Tuesday aims for families; McDonald’s cites localizing “conflict”; Olive Garden debuts a cast of cartoon mascots some find unsettling.
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“The rooftop adds a layer of protection for business; it’s a destination people will travel to,” says E.P restaurant co-founder and principal Grant Smillie.
The Mexican chain reported positive sales and profit growth in its first earnings report since going public.

Burrowes rejoins the brand after two years at Ruby Tuesday.
Increased customer spending is driving overall gains in the restaurant industry, while some segments show signs of struggle.
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The company—which operates CSP magazine, Restaurant Business magazine, FoodService Director magazine and more—is changing its name to Winsight.
The wage board formalized its plan to mandate the so-called living wage specifically for the hourly employees of quick-service restaurant chains. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to implement it by executive order.
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Operators are willing to give freebies to help foster that bond and technology is making it easier to target offers through loyalty programs and apps.