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Quick-service giants McDonald’s and Burger King lost out to chains such as Taco Bell and Chick-fil-A last year, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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The Midwestern beer-focused concept is plotting its expansion.

After a turnaround year, both of the Dine Brands holdings are looking at ways of increasing off-premise sales, particularly catering, and expanding into new types of markets.

The sandwich chain has introduced a reconfigured menu with bundled meals and smaller versions of products to get customers to try new things.

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The casual chain is betting that a more comfortable work environment will boost retention, resulting in speedier service, better food quality and ultimately higher sales.

The company’s strategies will include scanners to improve its speed of service.

The company said its sales improved last quarter after it shifted to more price promotions.

But the company opened its most stores in 20 years last year as operators shift to unit growth.

Social Monk, an Asian fast casual, is scheduled to open next week, with North Italia set to be acquired in Q3 and Flower Child in 2021.

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