RESTAURANT BUSINESS COLUMNISTS

RESTAURANT BUSINESS COLUMNISTS

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LOOKING BACK

LOOKING BACK

Financing

Why are restaurant sales holding up? Credit 'funflation'

The Bottom Line: Consumers continue to spend their money on food and entertainment even as the cost for it soars, and they’re spending less on sporting goods and furniture.

Financing

Papa Johns plans more marketing and more locations

The pizza delivery chain’s franchisees will increase their marketing contributions while the brand plans to add a new incentive to encourage new units. But it is also increasing its supply charges.

Owner Lynsi Snyder said the longtime executive was known for values-based leadership and a commitment to quality.

Suddenly, organized labor seems to be working against its own cause, affording restaurants a puzzling but appreciated wait-and-see opportunity.

Reality Check: This year's mother of all industry forecasts is packed with tidbits that are likely to surprise. Here are five we found in the National Restaurant Association's State of the Restaurant Industry report.

Restaurant Business
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