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Luckin Coffee sets terms for its IPO

The company hopes to raise as much as $510 million and be valued at more than $4 billion in its upcoming offering.


5 big lessons from the Kona Grill downfall

Restaurant operators can learn a lot from the decisions that led the chain to file for bankruptcy, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The high-volume operation is trying a smaller version of its namesake brand while preparing its new fast-casual concept for growth.

Though growth slowed last year, they continue to pace the industry, thanks to more units.

Now parent Dunkin’ Brands is mounting a brand transformation for Baskin-Robbins.

The days in which a concept can expect to become really big are probably over.

From contests to a $300 million technology acquisition, the chain is intent on improving its drive-thru times.

Led by Chick-fil-A, the largest fast-food chains extended their dominance.

Thirty-three chains closed at least 10% of their locations in 2018.

But third-party services appear to be eating into Pizza Hut’s market.

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