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Jonathan Maze


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Jonathan Maze

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A good summer for restaurants, but not for chains

July sales spiked 9.7%, but large brands are still seeing traffic problems, thanks perhaps to “chain fatigue.”


What restaurant chain could be sold next?

Several companies have gone private this year. RB’s The Bottom Line takes a look at who could go next.

The location, which reportedly sickened more than 600 people, had recently been cited for improper food temperatures.

The company sold its 12.3% ownership stake to Inspire Brands.

The price of wings is down 32% over the past year as consumers shift toward boneless chicken, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The chain will offer a Sweet N’ Spicy Honey BBQ Glazed chicken tenders LTO next week.

Also in this edition of RB's podcast, "A Deeper Dive": upcoming menu trends.

As sales continue to weaken, restaurant chains hope mergers will keep them afloat, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The chain is offering to sell partnerships in all 400 locations for $10,000.

The company says its same-store sales rose 9.4% in the second quarter, thanks in part to its focus on sports.

With unemployment low, poorer service could be keeping some customers away, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The company reported its second-straight profitable quarter.

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