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Financing

Endless Shrimp becomes pivotal issue in Red Lobster bankruptcy

The chain’s CEO alleged that the promotion may have pushed more shrimp business to its largest shareholder at Red Lobster’s expense, setting the stage for a messy Chapter 11 proceeding.

Technology

Dynamic pricing a divisive subject at National Restaurant Show

With the Wendy's debacle still fresh in operators' minds, some are firmly opposed to demand-based menu pricing. Others say its time has come.

Aniai’s Alpha Grill attracted plenty of curiosity Saturday, but operators seemed hesitant to commit.

The casual-dining chain is taking a cue from none other than Red Lobster by offering bottomless wings for $20. “What can go wrong?” it said.

A familiar Italian chain kept the top spot, but there was movement below in a tough year for full-service restaurants.

The restaurant technology company’s latest product, Pure AI, cuts out human minders to allow the software to learn on its own.

Price-conscious consumers began to shift away from sit-down restaurants in 2023 after embracing them a year earlier. That made growth difficult to come by.

The deal will strengthen the restaurant delivery company's presence in Asia, where Foodpanda is one of its biggest rivals.

A filing could come as early as next week, according to the Wall Street Journal. The seafood chain closed dozens of restaurants in recent days.

It’s the company’s second nine-figure funding round in two years and will go toward product development and acquisitions.

AI and kiosks will be hot topics, and the word "platform" should get thrown around plenty. And don't forget the robots.

The wave of at least 99 closures across the country comes as the seafood chain is reportedly planning to file for bankruptcy.

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