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Sweetgreen's latest investment sends its valuation soaring

The company raised $150 million and now says it is worth $1.6 billion. That puts the salad chain in rarified air, says RB's The Bottom Line.


A noted short seller bets against Grubhub

Investor Jim Chanos says that delivery margins are weak and may only get worse as costs rise and fees shrink, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The virtual kitchen company sees much faster growth thanks to its latest investment.

Xperience Restaurant Group, which bought Real Mex out of bankruptcy last year, is generating quicker-than-expected sales growth and is looking for more, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

After data revealed an unexpected marketing issue for the chain, management pulled back on advertising and started working on an adjusted plan.

The investment will help the provider of ghost kitchens continue to grow and open its first locations in New York City.

Recent moves show that big companies are intent on pushing their capabilities more aggressively than ever, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

CEO Charles Watson joined "A Deeper Dive" this week to talk about the chain’s food strategies, its digital moves and how smoothies hit the mainstream.

The chain is testing its latest attention-grabbing product amid fierce competition for consumers’ attention, say RB’s The Bottom Line.

More professional athletes are pursuing second careers in the restaurant business, and franchise systems eagerly welcome them.

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