Creditors accuse Old Country Buffet’s former owners of misusing PPP funds
Fresh Acquisitions, whose assets were just sold to Famous Dave’s owner, is being accused of misappropriating $20 million before it filed for bankruptcy, including $4 million in Paycheck Protection Program funds.
Payment startup Sunday acquires Canadian counterpart Chk Plz
The company said it will lean on Chk Plz's expertise to add new features.
The pandemic has overhauled attitudes on drive-thrus
With dine-in still a long way from recovering and heavy demand for takeout, the controversies surrounding the lanes have faded away, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
Caribou Coffee trusts its operators and finds a new prototype
The Minneapolis-based coffee chain is making a big bet on its drive-thru concept, one it designed with some assistance from its top operators.
How a 6-unit fast casual is behaving like a much bigger chain
Denver-based Mici Handcrafted Italian has some big-name advisors, well-oiled operations, a thriving rewards program, and it’s starting a major growth push after 17 years building its foundation.
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