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Panera, Cinnabon, Applebee’s aim for new delivery occasions

With so many restaurants offering delivery, how does a brand stand out? Here are three newly announced attempts.

Leadership

Punch Bowl Social adds a chief culinary and beverage officer

Sheamus Feeley assumes the new C-suite post at the growing eatertainment concept.

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

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

The first two days of the Global Restaurant Leadership Conference provided insights into a number of the dynamics reshaping the worldwide restaurant industry. Here’s a sampling.

But the company, which recently acquired Bartaco and Barcelona Wine Bar, has ambitious expansion plans.

The company has a partnership with DoorDash at 1,100 locations.

The eatertainment brand, which just secured $20 million in financing, plans to add eight units in the next year.

The layoffs of some 350 corporate employees are an effort to make the struggling chain more nimble, according to its CEO.

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

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