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McDonald’s stock keeps hitting records

The company has been a safe haven for investors in a volatile period on Wall Street, says RB’s The Bottom Line.


Jack in the Box franchisees file a complaint over restructuring

The operators are asking California regulators for protection over a coming restructuring of lease arrangements.

The CEO of Shari’s discusses efforts to turn around the struggling chains, following a summertime acquisition.

Led by Applebee’s and BJ’s, dine-in chains were big winners last quarter, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Coming off a major new menu change, the barbecue chain looks for new ways to boost revenue.

Rising labor costs, weak sales and an evolving consumer are pushing the industry to change. But is it worth it?

This episode of RB’s podcast, "A Deeper Dive," discusses how more chains face problems with falling sales and too much leverage.

The eatertainment brand, which just secured $20 million in financing, plans to add eight units in the next year.

Public markets discourage long-term investments. Here’s how Panera Bread founder Ron Shaich would fix it, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The investment brings the fast-casual salad chain’s valuation to $1 billion.