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Curbside delivery gets a second wind

Third-party delivery may be getting all the buzz, but a growing number of operations are showing renewed interest in a more familiar means of capturing off-premise sales.

Operations

10 years after bankruptcy filing, Bennigan’s plots 2nd act

The nostalgic brand reports growth with its modern prototype.

Dave Orenstein is joining the 19-unit venture after serving as CEO of Lone Star, among other casual players.

Chains are revamping mozzarella sticks, chips, breaded veggies and dips.

The casual-dining chain plans to buy out small shareholders to cut costs.

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

When it comes to restaurant brands, the sales leaders are not always consumers’ favorites for a variety of reasons. Chains best at parlaying customer satisfaction into sales are hard to beat.

The company says it will focus on organic growth after shareholders block a proposed merger with Ninety Nine Restaurants.

Even the great Carnac couldn't have foreseen the role marijuana is about to play in restaurant sales, and that's just one of the who'd-have-believed-it developments.

Shifting consumer demands have hammered the likes of Applebee's and Chili's, and their recovery is uncertain, says RB's The Bottom Line.

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