How your restaurant sales and profits compare to competitors' and what you can do to improve financial performance


Credit card companies agree to a $6.2B swipe-fee settlement

But restaurants and other merchants will only see compensation, not a change in controversial policies and practices.


Luby’s closes 8 units to pay outstanding debt

The multiconcept restaurant operator has expressed concerns about whether it can remain solvent.

The two brands were quietly sold over the summer.

The addition of a "Jurassic Park"-themed VR game failed to pull the chain out of its sales and traffic slide.

An analyst suggests that keeping restaurants offline while they add kiosks is hurting same-store sales, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Franchisee closures and terminations led to a decline in store count amid sales challenges at the barbecue chain.

Kabbage spoke to Chicago pizzeria owner Simon Mikhail and other entrepreneurs about how to franchise a business without sacrificing its soul.

The revision would greatly narrow the instances where restaurant employers could be held responsible for the employment practices of their franchisees.

Investment dollars are still flowing into an industry where bankruptcies are common. Here’s why that is, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The company cited “changing traffic patterns” for the closures.

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