Joe Guszkowski

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Why Grubhub fell behind

The company's outsize presence in big cities held it back while its competitors soared during the pandemic, said CEO Adam DeWitt.


Cracker Barrel opens 1st urban location: A ghost kitchen in Hollywood

The casual-dining chain will make its LA debut this week with the delivery-only Cracker Barrel Kitchen.

A look at the four deals that went down last week, plus, Kitchen United tested robot delivery, ChowNow hired a CFO and more.

Cat Rock Capital said the newly acquired delivery business is hurting JET's value and that it should be sold to an online grocer like Amazon.

But the ghost kitchen operator denied any violations and says it was moving its operations to brick-and-mortar outlets after permits expired.

Understaffed restaurants had to limit their menus and hours, putting a lid on sales.

The online ordering company will use Wisely to expand its data and marketing services.

The casual-dining chain expects concepts like Krispy Rice and others to generate up to $1 million per restaurant.

The latest version of Flippy, dubbed "Wingy," will debut in a B-Dubs restaurant next year.

Collins will lead operations, marketing and investor relations at the restaurant software company.

Parent Brinker International saw operating margins fall in the first quarter but said demand remains strong.

The company said it will lean on Chk Plz's expertise to add new features.

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