Leadership

Restaurant aid failure exposes a growing lobbying rift

The National Restaurant Association and the Independent Restaurant Coalition both pushed for more aid to help the industry during the pandemic. But differing styles and disagreements between the two may have hampered the effort.

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Financing

Saladworks-parent WOWorks is shopping for new brands to buy

The platform company is almost finished assimilating its existing six brands. Now it's time to add to the family, said CEO Kelly Roddy.

Financing

2 more reminders that the restaurant business is risky

The Bottom Line: Franchising is no less risky than opening your own restaurant. Just ask former NFL player David Tyree and the former president of McDonald's Mexico.

Marketing

There's plenty happening at the high end of the pricing barbell, too

Reality Check: Decadent meal choices are also proliferating, for a lot more than $5.