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Jollibee takes full control of Smashburger, with eyes for more

The Philippines-based operator named Jose Minana the chain’s president.

Financing

Activist restaurant investors are bullies in better suits

Some say they light a fire under management. Others just see brands going up in flames.

Lawsuits have been dropped as part of a settlement with one of its largest operators, RMH.

The company plans to close four underperforming locations.

The investment will help the company expand Tocaya Organica and Toca Madera.

The CEO of Shari’s discusses efforts to turn around the struggling chains, following a summertime acquisition.

Rising labor costs, weak sales and an evolving consumer are pushing the industry to change. But is it worth it?

This episode of RB’s podcast, "A Deeper Dive," discusses how more chains face problems with falling sales and too much leverage.

Public markets discourage long-term investments. Here’s how Panera Bread founder Ron Shaich would fix it, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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