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Starbucks shares surge on stronger sales

The company’s U.S. same-store sales were its best in three years, thanks to more transactions.


Domino’s shifts its tone on third-party delivery

After saying for some time that it saw little impact from the services, the chain now says the service is hurting sales, says RB’s The Bottom Line. What changed?

CEO Scott Deviney joins "A Deeper Dive" to talk about the chain’s growth strategy and the surprising flexibility of chicken salad.

The process of evaluating a deal has been complicated by big data, the reliance on technology and the evolving role of founders, experts noted at Restaurant Directions.

The Smashburger owner is making its largest move into the U.S. to date with the acquisition of the coffee chain.

The deal is expected to help fuel the chain’s continued growth.

The chicken chain inks a 1,500-unit deal, becoming the latest concept to make a bet on the fast-growing market.

A December phone call led to an unlikely pairing and one of the most interesting deals in years, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The deal gives the highway-side family dining chain a noncontrolling stake in the “eatertainment” concept.

The proposed $58 million offering could end a long dry period and make the public markets available to small chains again, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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