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There is no room for any more restaurants

The U.S. restaurant industry is saturated, and here’s why, says RB’s The Bottom Line.


Chick-fil-A has displaced Starbucks as teens’ favored chain

Food remains the top spending category for teenage consumers, according to a Piper Jaffray survey.

The founder threatened further action if the company doesn't drop the provision keeping him from buying more shares.

The Neapolitan concept looks to grow.

The company’s board realized it had little choice but to take a $300 million buyout offer, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The coffee giant is also restructuring its overseas support network to accommodate a greater reliance on licensing.

The Daphne’s parent filed an intent to buy the bankrupt chain for less than $800,000.

The company sold too many $1 Chicken Quesadilla Snackers without luring new customers.

In this week’s podcast, restructuring expert Jonathan Tibus talks about what’s causing problems at so many chains.

After making a major investment at the end of last year, the private-equity firm is preparing the company for growth.