sales and profits

Applebee's to close as many as 135 stores

Franchisor DineEquity has more than doubled the projection, while also warning of a step-up in closures of IHOP units as well.


Pollo Tropical same-store sales start to recover

Sister chain Taco Cabana’s transactions fell 11.3% as the company moves away from discounts.

Bad financial results have restaurant chain executives citing all kinds of factors for their top- and bottom-line difficulties, from an unexciting football season to high legal fees. Do they have a case? It depends.

Growth-minded restaurateurs know the importance of keeping an eye on the competitors entering and expanding in their markets.

The company’s stock rose 5% Monday even though traffic fell in the first quarter.

The Latin chicken chain is pulling out of two core markets as part of a sweeping new turnaround plan by Fiesta Restaurant Group, which also owns the Taco Cabana brand.

Guest counts rose because of a high-low pricing strategy, the quick-service giant said.

The filing could come as early as next week, according to one report.

China is poised to eclipse the U.S. as a hotbed of activity.

Cheesecake Factory says it has a second fast-casual venture in the works, Dunkin' convenes a workforce Woodstock, Noodles clears the table and McDonald's touts its merits as a first job.

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