sales and profits


Applebee's 2nd-largest franchisee files for bankruptcy

RMH Franchise operates 163 stores in 15 states.


Del Taco evolves value beyond a ‘Buck & Under’

The Mexican QSR chain is adding a “Buck & Change” menu to give $1 items a place to go when costs force price increases.

New York City operators push back with an angry-sounding manifesto for Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The chain's improved performance is proof full-service chains are holding their own against fast casual, executives stressed.

One out of every four orders included the LTO, which helped the chain compete in a tough market.

Sales and traffic comps remained negative for the big brand in Brinker’s portfolio.

Results for the first three months of the year were helped by easy comparisons, but the numbers show the chain has made strides in regaining its vigor.

Comps were positive, and earnings were hurt by expected payments from a security breach.

Applebee's is ready with financial rescues for franchisees, Buffalo Wild Wings is testing off-premise-only stores, Bravo Brio has a new concept it's weighing, Dunkin' is shrinking the menu as a cure-all, and Potbelly was given a bitter pill to swallow by the city of Chicago.

Diversified Restaurant Holdings is pursuing a sale or other extraordinary option.

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