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Did third-party delivery contribute to Houlihan’s bankruptcy?

The casual-dining chain cited costs associated with the service, suggesting the burgeoning business is a headwind for some companies, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Financing

In the restaurant business, it pays to be big—and fast

Fast-food chains and larger concepts won the third quarter, leaving smaller, mostly casual-dining chains behind, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

A vegan has sued Burger King over the Impossible Whopper, which is made on the same grills as meat burgers.

The chicken sandwich chain’s charitable arm has shifted its spending priorities and will not fund controversial groups next year.

With casual-dining chains struggling and few buyers to compete with, the Landry’s owner is on another buying binge, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The underperforming stores will be shuttered by the end of the year, the chain says.

Chris Kempczinski told employees that the company is “on the right path as we enter the new year.”

RB’s The Bottom Line examines Subway’s new CEO, including his tense relationship with Burger King operators and whether the chain could be sold.

At the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference, a sense of concern about the state of the economy prevailed, even as technology provides opportunities, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Parent company HRI Holdings is simultaneously seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and a purchase by Tilman Fertitta's empire.

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