Applebee's parent company hires mergers and acquisitions vet as CFO

The appointment of Thomas Song fills a gap in Dine Brands Global's turnaround team.


Del Frisco’s to buy owner of Barcelona and Bartaco for $325M

The deal for Barteca Restaurant Group gives the casual-dining operator two growth chains.

Getting the right CEO might not be easy without major concessions by ownership, including a sale, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Answers to plenty of pressing restaurant problems were served up during the Restaurant Leadership Conference in Phoenix.

The labor environment could slow what has been an unprecedented level of restaurant merger and acquisition activity.

The company has a potential buyer in a deal valued at $20 million.

How a bad investment led to the creation of Sustainable Restaurant Group.

The operator of sustainable sushi concepts Bamboo Sushi and QuickFish plans to enter into new markets.

The Brazilian steakhouse chain was sold to the private-equity group over a proposed merger from another public company.

The industry appears to be outperforming the stock market, but not fast-food chains, says RB's The Bottom Line.