These are all the companies planning or considering IPOs
Three restaurant chains have confidentially filed documents for an initial public offering and others are considering it, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
Expect facemask requirements to return, health officials warn
With COVID infections rising again because of the Delta variant, some areas are already asking restaurants to voluntary require face coverings. Health officials say a return to mandates is likely.
Why Domino’s says its company locations are too profitable
The pizza delivery chain says it has lower labor costs within in its restaurants than it would like, which is hurting service, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
More companies are turning to franchising for growth
As demand for franchises increases, companies see potential in the business model to speed development.
At Togo’s, a new operating model brings new prospects for growth
The sandwich chain, which had long struggled with a need to close units, is poised to add the most locations in years after a shift to a new, faster service model.
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