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Restaurants are looking to a behemoth outside the industry as a prime source of inspiration.
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An activist shareholder said the chain's longtime leader is "out to lunch."
More channels means more competition and a rethinking of the industry.
As off-premise continues to grow, an omnichannel approach may be on the horizon.
With goading from investors, franchisees are becoming a force in brand parents' corporate dealings.
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A group saying it represents 93% of the franchise system says it wants to keep Sally Smith and her team in leadership roles, a rebuke to activist investor Marcato Capital.
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A limited-service riff is one of the formats the casual chain says it's exploring to deliver better returns.
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Mick McGuire, an investor known to play an active role, also wants a seat for himself.

As consumer demand for convenience continues to fuel growth in takeout, it’s important we continue to explore additional product offerings that meet the needs of our guests,” says Andrea Benzschawel...