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Jonathan Maze

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Financing

Cracker Barrel defends its strategy, and pokes Sardar Biglari

The company, in a proxy battle with its longtime activist, explains its decision to back away from Punch Bowl Social.

Leadership

McDonald’s names Katie Beirne Fallon chief global impact officer

The former Hilton executive and Obama advisor will head a newly created “Global Impact Team” that organizes the company’s communications and government relations strategy.

Pizza Hut has argued in bankruptcy court documents that the franchisee was substandard. The operator disputes that, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

A survey suggests consumers’ comfort with eating at restaurants has hit a post-pandemic peak despite continued concerns about COVID-19

Rapha Abreu, global head of design for Burger King owner Restaurant Brands International, joins the RB podcast “A Deeper Dive” to discuss the connection of technology and design.

CEC Entertainment’s unsecured creditors say the company’s lenders are pushing a quick sale that would result in an artificially low price.

The pizza chain’s same-store sales rose 18% in September, the sixth straight month the key figure was in the double digits.

IHOP and Burger King show the industry could start pushing more discounts amid a weak economy. RB’s The Bottom Line wonders if they are necessary.

From small chains to big concepts, a number of restaurant chains have filed for Chapter 11, or Chapter 7, since the start of the pandemic. Here’s a list.

The industry veteran received the promotion after five years with the company.

As stories of problems at franchise brands mount, advocates and some regulators call for more enforcement at the federal level.

The fast-casual chain is reportedly hiring restructuring advisors, making it the latest urban chain to face challenges, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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