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Financing

Texans don’t think much of the Whataburger deal

Reaction to the sale in the burger chain’s home state demonstrates why the company is so successful there, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Financing

As delivery evolves, so do restaurant chains’ approaches to the service

Profitability concerns and more demand have led to a variety of strategies—and a broad sense that chains have to get this right.

RB’s The Bottom Line looks at what it took Papa John’s to land NBA great Shaquille O’Neal as a director and spokesman.

The Dobsons will become minority investors in the 69-year-old burger chain, with the majority stake held by BDT, a financial institution that specializes in funding family-run businesses.

Jack’s Family Restaurants and Restaurants Unlimited are both on the block, according to separate reports, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

NPC International, which also owns Wendy’s units, make the pizza chain’s turnaround more difficult, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

A former supervisor said she was terminated after she requested an accommodation for an on-the-job injury.

Activist shareholder Vintage Capital says the chain should be auctioned off immediately, and it’s ready with a cash bid of $461.4 million.

Private-equity firm FFL Partners could seek $350 million for the 1,500-unit chain.

The chicken chain finds itself unable to break free from its CEO’s comments of seven years ago, says RB’s The Bottom Line.