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Dutch Bros is willing to sacrifice same-store sales for better operations. Here's why

The drive-thru beverage chain’s same-store sales have been hurt by its aggressive building strategy. But it says it is building overall coffee market share by preventing long lines and poor service.

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Burger King franchisee Carrols sees its inflation problems easing

The burger chain’s largest operator said it believes its labor costs and commodity prices are improving, which could help its profit margins later this year.

The company, which also owns Del Taco, said sales accelerated at the end of last quarter, while more dining rooms reopen and supply chain disruptions ease.

Following a successful $10 meal deal, the chain is queuing up happy hour and lunch specials, even as it works to keep costs down.

The salad chain is cutting costs to get to profitability after it warned that sales and profits would be below expectations. The news sent the company’s stock price plunging.

Same-store sales at the a.m. chain rose 13.4% in the second quarter as customers continue to flock to its restaurants.

The chain is adding the virtual brand’s items to its in-store menu. It’s also testing a second delivery-only brand in about 100 restaurants.

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The sandwich chain is testing new in-store technology as digital sales now represent more than a third of revenue.

Brand operator Restaurant Brands International now gets a third of its sales through digital channels. Sales at Burger King and Popeyes also improve in the U.S.

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