Applebee's to sell its 69 company-owned restaurants
The sale of the locations in North and South Carolina will make the chain 100% franchised for the first time since 2018.
Wendy’s pares back its giant ghost kitchen deal
The burger chain, which last year announced a bold deal to open 700 locations in Reef Kitchens, now plans to open as few as 100 after Wendy’s “reevaluated” its development commitment.
Burger King franchisee Carrols sees its inflation problems easing
The burger chain’s largest operator said it believes its labor costs and commodity prices are improving, which could help its profit margins later this year.
With reusable container programs, foodservice operators find both successes and snags
Reusable container programs bring upsides and obstacles as sustainability efforts are renewed post-pandemic.
Trying to encourage more on-premise dining and larger check averages, continuing labor challenges can present an obstacle to providing great experiences that draw consumers into the dining room. Entertainment solutions, such as TVs in the waiting and dining areas, can keep diners occupied in the interim.
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