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Granite City’s parent files for bankruptcy, blaming e-commerce, delivery

The company, which also runs Cadillac Ranch, has already closed seven units and says it has a “stalking horse” bidder willing to pay $7.5 million for the 29-restaurant operation.


Ark Restaurants posts Q4 loss, citing higher labor costs

Results were also negatively affected by New York City’s massive Hudson Yards complex, the multiconcept operator said.

The struggling healthy fast-casual franchise wants to raise as much as $7 million at $5 to $7 per share.

Several retailers say their mall traffic is declining, and restaurant sales are going with them, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The owner of Cava Grill and Zoes Kitchen closed on its latest fundraising round last month.

Ancora Advisors, which has pressured the sandwich chain in the past, recently upped its stake in the company as its stock price continues to fall, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

CEO Lenny Comma struggled to improve the brand’s relationship with operators, a major hurdle for the burger chain, says RB’s the Bottom Line.

On this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," Barry Wolfe of national retail group Marcus & Millichap discusses real estate trends.

Reported sales results from the giant’s plant-based burger test only lead to more questions, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The burger giant will let customers round up their order to donate to the charity.

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