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JAB: The new restaurant powerhouse

Here's a look at JAB's acquisitions and restaurant concepts.


Krispy Kreme reportedly near deal to buy Insomnia Cookies

Report says the JAB-backed doughnut chain wants to take on the fast-growing cookie concept, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The company is adding supply chain capacity amid rapidly growing demand.

A report says the two held merger talks before John Schnatter’s resignation, which says a lot about both companies, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The company’s zucchini noodles helped same-store sales and traffic in the second quarter.

The company is looking for buyers three years after its last sale attempt.

A sale could be the only option for the chain going forward, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The company says it needs to “critically evaluate” all of its locations amid a widening loss.

The chain’s new owner sees opportunity in buying shrinking restaurant chains, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Here’s why the chain will need to make big changes, and probably needed to even before John Schnatter’s racial slur, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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