Joe Guszkowski

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Joe Guszkowski

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Financing

Atlanta fine-dining fixture Ray's Restaurants to be sold as founder retires

Nothing will change under new owner TEI Hospitality, Ray’s namesake Ray Schoenbaum said.

Operations

After a long winter, spring brings signs of life to Applebee's and Outback

Data from Placer.ai shows that full-service traffic perked up in March after a difficult end to the year.

Macroeconomic challenges and corporate missteps have landed a number of companies in financial crisis this year.

The company will use some of the funding to meet demand for its restaurant pickup system, which uses tunnels to move food from the kitchen to the parking lot.

Once reserved for the internet only, virtual brands are making their way onto in-restaurant menus and even their own brick-and-mortars, and seeing good results.

The $220 million all-stock deal would get Fridays’ owner TriArtisan out of its decade-long investment and give the struggling chain a like-minded partner in franchisee Hostmore, experts say.

Letters from three Democrats including Elizabeth Warren accused the delivery apps of price-gouging and asked for more information about how the fees are used.

Credit data confirms the seafood chain has a large number of overdue balances as it reportedly considers a bankruptcy filing.

Kiosks’ benefits aren’t on the labor line, casual dining does some soul searching and you can’t eat ice cream while on the phone are among the lessons from the three-day event.

The family-dining chain is putting NASCAR- and MLB-themed delivery brands in hundreds of locations for the first time and expanding Pardon My Cheesesteak.

The merger will create a 600-unit global company and take Fridays public on the London Stock Exchange.

Consumers say they’re getting less bang for their buck at sit-down places. Operators are working to change that while still protecting their margins.

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