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Financing

Luckin Coffee shares surge on its IPO

The fast-growing Chinese chain raises more than $570 million in its U.S. offering.

Financing

Jack in the Box franchisees critical of the chain’s refinancing plan

Operators say they worry about what happens “when the debt needs to be repaid.”

The chain is testing a new recyclable cup to replace foam, which many believe could help locations in the South regain some lost drink traffic, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

A company operated by Marcus Jundt has a $27 million stalking horse bid to buy the struggling casual-dining chain.

If it is incremental, it won’t be for long, and operators have to prepare for it, says RB's The Bottom Line.

The quick-service burger chain wants to get faster.

The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort will open for a limited time this August.

The chain is ultrapopular in Canada, but not so much here. It’s an issue the chain has perpetually struggled to fix, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The company’s board also backed CEO Lenny Comma and said it plans to refinance its debt and buy back shares.

The former Subway executive will be the company’s senior vice president, restaurants.

The chain believes that replacing low-volume units will bolster the brand’s long-term sales growth.

Kurt Schnaubelt of AlixPartners joins "A Deeper Dive" to discuss the how workforce challenges are affecting industry profits and sales.

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