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Financing

Chipotle works to make itself more visible

The once “quiet” brand has shifted its marketing and advertising to get in front of customers.

Financing

Judge rules that John Schnatter is entitled to Papa John’s documents

A Delaware judge said company failed to prove that its founder’s request for records was improper.

Brands love the service, says RB’s The Bottom Line. Operators? Not so much.

The company said it is working on pickup lockers and plans national ads in 2019.

"Strategic" refranchising to reduce company portfolio to 45% by 2020.

Culture shock and finances have led to the current uprising, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Overly aggressive unit growth proved to be the company's undoing, says RB's The Bottom Line.

The chain also plans to work on sustainable beef, improve recycling efforts and use simpler ingredients.

TriArtisan Capital Partners and Paulson & Co. will buy the Asian casual-dining chain from Centerbridge, according to Bloomberg.

Steve Schussler, who had been co-CEO, resigned to focus on his existing restaurants.

The company is reviewing its local media agency less than two years after consolidating its agencies under a single firm.

Aging baby boomers hitting retirement age could be a major influence in weakening sales, says RB’s The Bottom Line.