Now an activist investor takes interest in Papa John’s

Legion Partners could push the company to refranchise company restaurants, says RB’s The Bottom Line.


Chipotle testing a new loyalty program

The chain is testing in three markets before a national launch next year.

Ned Algeo was also named CFO of FM Restaurants, which acquired the owner of El Torito and Chevy’s Fresh Mex for $47 million out of bankruptcy.

The National Restaurant Association will become an equity partner in Winsight, which assumes operational ownership of the trade group's annual Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show.

Despite higher prices, labor continued to pressure margins, according to an industry scorecard, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

A Washington, D.C., hot spot quickly backtracked from a promo tied to the Kavanaugh hearings, while an Atlanta beer specialist drew fire for hosting a controversial candidate.

The fast-casual chain closed all of its restaurants last weekend.

He previously held the post with Logan’s Roadhouse.

The union-backed group is inviting workers across a number of industries to bolster the pressure by joining what it's calling a three-day "coast-to-coast uprising."

But the sales came from higher prices as the industry continues to face traffic challenges.

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