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Financing

Why restaurants missed their chance to get better delivery deals

Chains should have negotiated better rates with third-party providers, says RB’s The Bottom Line. It may be too late.

Operations

Outback tests new off-premise-friendly designs

The steakhouse chain is looking for a more modern prototype that accommodates tomorrow’s trends.

The third-party deliverer is among the many to raise large amounts of capital, this time through private funds.

Sales at the largest third-party providers rose 55%, but many operators still question the math, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The delivery pioneer vows to “never” use third-party services even as competitors increasingly expand their use.

The service expansion through Grubhub follows the chain’s seventh straight year of same-store sales growth.

Brands love the service, says RB’s The Bottom Line. Operators? Not so much.

The company now has beer delivery in Florida, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina and Ohio as well as California and Arizona.

To get the most out of delivering soup, knowing what customers want, as well as knowing a few tips for packaging and promotion, is key.

A challenging year brought fundamental shifts in the market and a white-elephant sale of troubled concepts.