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

The chain plans to open between 32 and 35 new domestic units in the next year.

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

The rapidly growing chicken concept could be its biggest threat, says RB's The Bottom Line.

The Philippines-based foodservice company now owns a majority of the burger chain.

The company said its same-store sales were the best in more than two years.

But the company's Tim Hortons and Popeyes chains both struggled to win over consumers last quarter.

But the coffee chains also could be expanding too quickly, says RB's The Bottom Line.

Same-store sales declined 0.3% as storms hit the Midwest and Northeast.

But its sister chain KFC stumbles in the fourth quarter amid intense competition.