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


What’s the difference between sharks and most PE investors? About 3 teeth

Yeah, there are some good ones. It’s the others that have changed the game—and tarnished the industry’s image in the process.


Why private equity is good for the restaurant business

The investors have helped push the industry in a positive direction, even if they have some ruthless traits, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Operators are meeting to discuss a potential independent group, which would be a first for the chain.

The fast-growing chicken chain is testing delivery and catering restaurants in Nashville and Louisville, Ky., this month.

The Jack in the Box Franchisee Association passed a “no confidence” vote in management and wants to replace Lenny Comma.

International development and concessions to the off-premise boom have left a stamp as the concept prepares for a domestic growth spurt.

The online retailer provides a platform for select restaurants to sell iconic dishes to consumers around the country.

Trian Fund, one of Wendy’s biggest shareholders, is reportedly eyeing the pizza chain, sending the stock soaring.

The company said it completed three deals since August and also that Hurricane Florence hurt sales.

Focus on operator profitability has helped chains such as Domino’s, Popeyes and Chick-fil-A thrive, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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