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Perkins & Marie Callender’s files for bankruptcy

The family chains’ parent company anticipates selling the holdings piecemeal.


Dinner-and-a-movie chain files for bankruptcy protection

IPic says it will seek a supervisory court’s approval of a sale or restructuring.

Males have decreased their visits each of the past two years, according to Technomic data, and value might be the reason, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The closures, which the chain says are temporary and will be refranchised, come as same-store sales continue to fall.

The continued maturation of the third-party aggregation business is both good and bad news for restaurants, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The two chains are seeing slow sales in their home markets and believe the introduction of plant-based items can reverse that trend.

The conveyor belt sushi chain raised $41 million on its first day of trading, proving Wall Street will welcome small restaurant chains, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The fast-casual wing chain, which reported comps growth of 12.8% in Q2, said wing prices are up 32% year over year.

But traffic remains down and labor pressures keep mounting for the fast-casual burger chain.

But traffic was down despite national value, and the company's stock price fell.

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