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Espresso and value drive Dunkin’

Sales of espresso drinks are up 40% this year, and the company said it is starting to see benefits from digital investments.

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Krystal to sell as many as 150 locations to franchisees

The burger chain is refranchising locations in several states to spur growth.

Thanks to Nitro Cold Brew and a new cold pumpkin drink, the chain’s same-store sales and traffic continued to improve.

Parent company Yum Brands warned of choppiness in the brand’s U.S. locations as the company shifts restaurants away from dine-in.

Though it only lasted five hours, the company’s plant-based chicken event generated 2 billion media impressions.

The coffee giant is investing $10 million to support small business and economic development loans in Chicago.

The online ordering and delivery provider said competition is hurting order growth, sending shares plummeting and spurring questions on the industry, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Same-store sales rose 10.2% last quarter with help from the popular menu item, which returns on Sunday.

Same-store sales fell last quarter despite new coffee drinks, plant-based sandwiches and a loyalty program.

The location set records for the company on opening day, prompting it to reduce hours to give workers time to prepare for the next day.

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