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Was Burger King’s moldy Whopper ad a winner?

Or did the chain turn off customers with its photo of a 28-day-old premium sandwich? RB’s The Bottom Line takes a look.


Tilman Fertitta bids $50M for The Palm

The offer, presented by the concept collector's Golden Nugget business, is the stalking horse bid. An auction is scheduled to be conducted next week.

NPC International’s debt has been downgraded as the company has missed interest payments, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The pizza chain’s same-store sales rose more than expected, sending the company’s shares to all-time highs.

The company said the new product, introduced a month ago, has helped it regain some of the value it lost when it raised taco prices.

A management overhaul and major layoffs signal a sense of urgency, but renewed complaints from operators over a new discount show the chain has a ways to go, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

CEO Adam Halberg joins "A Deeper Dive" to talk about the chain and its approach to delivery and service.

The chain is eliminating artificial preservatives and using a moldy Whopper to advertise it.

Potbelly will consider input from the Vann A. Avedisian Trust regarding the nomination of potential directors at the chain’s annual shareholders meeting.

Suitors have come forth for Bloomin’ Brands’ Brazilian operations, but not for the company as a whole, officials say.

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