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Popeyes takes its iconic fried chicken sandwich to every corner of the world

Chef Amy Alarcon localized Popeyes' wildly popular chicken sandwich on the menus of 25 countries.

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Sweetgreen’s newest investor is tennis star Naomi Osaka

Sweetgreen’s newest investor is tennis star Naomi Osaka.

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Late-night labor challenges slow Denny's rebound

Two-thirds of the chain's restaurants can't find enough workers to stay open all night, hurting its sales recovery in the process.

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At Steak n Shake, lower revenue and fewer stores but more profits

The burger chain, which avoided bankruptcy after its parent company repaid its debt, saw revenues decline while many stores remain closed.

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Court keeps restaurants’ hopes alive on collecting from insurer

A federal judged ruled that losses as well as damages could be covered by a business-interruption policy.

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Restaurant CEOs got lower salaries but higher pay last year

But the pandemic managed to keep pay packages for the industry in check and below average for public company chief executives.

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The publication is up for Best Media Brand again, along with Best Website and multiple awards related to coronavirus coverage.

CtW Investment Group, California Public Employees Retirement System and others argue the company let Steve Easterbrook walk away with millions even as its former chief people officer was fired.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop is working to make more efficient use of its workforce to cut labor costs.

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John Peyton, the new CEO of parent company Dine Brands, sees ample room for additions in the brands' "renaissance."

Jose Andres, the chef, restaurateur and humanitarian, is offering a $50 gift certificate for some of his Washington, D.C. restaurants with proof of vaccination.

A Subway franchisee helps explain the challenge in finding workers, and the impact it is having on their business, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Rising corn prices could lead to higher costs for chicken and beef in the near future, furthering supply chain challenges as labor costs continue to rise.