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Jonathan Maze

Executive Editor

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Jonathan Maze

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Workforce

As restaurants furlough workers, pizza chains start hiring

Domino’s and Jet's are hiring for various positions as deliveries surge.

Financing

Its stock price suddenly cheap, Dave & Buster’s adopts a poison pill

The food and games chain put a cap on the percentage of shares investors can own following a steep drop in its share price.

With sales falling amid the coronavirus shock, the sandwich giant is reducing royalties and suspending ad funds.

Chuck E. Cheese and Dave & Buster’s face weeks without game-playing customers, which could be devastating.

On this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," RB editors discuss how the virus and steps to prevent its spread are impacting the industry.

Denny’s, KFC and Chipotle are among the chains offering delivery deals as they work to offset dine-in sales declines.

The coronavirus shock is putting considerable pressure on franchisees large and small, and franchisors are already taking steps to ease the problem.

Valuations for many chains suggest potentially serious problems, and that could bode ill for the entire industry, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Growing restrictions and fear are keeping people at home as more than two-thirds of operators tell Black Box their traffic is down.

Operators need to cut costs, focus on takeout and delivery and think outside the box as they face a long period with little sales.

As the chain closes dining areas amid the spread of coronavirus, it is working to ensure its operators have the cash to get through a sales slump.

The company expects most of its operators to take the same stance amid growing demands to eliminate dine-in visits to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

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