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Brett Patterson named president of Outback Steakhouse

The appointment was the latest top-level executive and board changes disclosed today by Bloomin’ Brands.

Top 100 Independents

Top 100 Independents 2019

See the full ranking of the Top 100 concepts, which account for more than $1.8 billion in annual revenue, and learn how they are putting hospitality first.

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The Burgerim disaster

Burgerim was once one of the hottest, fastest-growing brands in the U.S. Then its founder left the country, leaving behind a wreckage of unpaid workers, bankrupt franchisees and others struggling to make it work.

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The pizza chain’s same-store sales rose more than expected, sending the company’s shares to all-time highs.

Flight Club, with its focus on darts and high-end food and drink, breaks out from the eatertainment pack by not catering to kids and families.

The operator of Auntie Anne’s, Cinnabon and other concepts named the former Hilton executive to replace the retiring Steve DeSutter.

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