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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.
Same-store sales rose 2% in December, the best month in more than three years.
Funds from Tiger Global Management follows a $40 million round in 2016.
Richard Akam will remain as COO of the owner of Dick’s Wings and Tilted Kilt.
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