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Papa Gino’s blames debt, minimum wage and competition for bankruptcy

The company, which also owns D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches, said shifting consumer tastes means it needs fewer locations.

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Domino’s has no plans to buy anything else

Despite a trend toward industry consolidation, CEO Ritch Allison says the company has enough growth on its own, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

PGHC Holdings closed 95 locations and has a sale agreement with Wynnchurch Capital.

Steve Ritchie and others would get paid if they lose their jobs following a sale, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The merger will create the latest multibrand restaurant company.

Comps jumped 7.7% for Applebee’s and 1.2% for IHOP.

The casual-dining powerhouse has also delayed the launch date of its new fast-casual concept.

Several private equity firms, including Roark Capital, are reportedly vying for the pizza chain.

Joe & the Juice and Focus Brands are reportedly considering IPOs, which would be the first in three years, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Z Capital completes the purchase of what was called Real Mex Restaurants out of bankruptcy court.