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Leadership

Louie Psallidas steps down as Uno CEO

The company has named Jim Ilaria to be his successor.

Operations

Cooper's Hawk lets members pay with a signature

The service is part of the company’s ongoing efforts to increase benefits for its 340,000 Wine Club members.

Coming off a major new menu change, the barbecue chain looks for new ways to boost revenue.

For Arc Group, which is on a buying spree, the deal was too good to pass up.

But comps rebounded into positive territory last month, the operator says.

This week’s episode of RB's podcast, "A Deeper Dive," explores whether chains such as Applebee’s and BJ’s can sustain their momentum.

Traffic and check averages also declined.

Dave Pickens, a former president of Olive Garden, will also serve as COO.

Arc Group, owner of Dick’s Wings, has been working to buy the chain for months.

The merger will create the latest multibrand restaurant company.

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