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Financing

Quaker Steak & Lube is winning with small-footprint units

Three years after filing for bankruptcy protection, the casual-dining chain is finding smaller units can work wonders.

Operations

Topgolf jumps aboard the esports bandwagon

The Dallas-based chain announced a partnership with Super League Gaming to bring events to its locations.

Chili’s lower margins freaked out Wall Street, RB’s The Bottom Line says, but that might be more common in the future.

Overly aggressive unit growth proved to be the company's undoing, says RB's The Bottom Line.

TriArtisan Capital Partners and Paulson & Co. will buy the Asian casual-dining chain from Centerbridge, according to Bloomberg.

Steve Schussler, who had been co-CEO, resigned to focus on his existing restaurants.

Richard Akam will remain as COO of the owner of Dick’s Wings and Tilted Kilt.

The 48-unit polished-casual chain has been on a steady growth path.

Kern will focus on efforts to improve customer service and marketing for the owner of Logan's Roadhouse.

The company plans to close four underperforming locations.

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