Jonathan Maze


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Jonathan Maze

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Kiosks won't save restaurant labor costs, at least not immediately

Consumers are slow to adapt to the new technology, so don’t expect quick improvement, says RB’s The Bottom Line.


Del Frisco’s to buy owner of Barcelona and Bartaco for $325M

The deal for Barteca Restaurant Group gives the casual-dining operator two growth chains.

He will take over operations of the owner of Brioche Doree and La Madeleine in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Getting the right CEO might not be easy without major concessions by ownership, including a sale, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The Mexican QSR chain is adding a “Buck & Change” menu to give $1 items a place to go when costs force price increases.

Chicken wing prices plunged, which helped the restaurants’ profits.

Trevor Haynes will serve as interim CEO while the struggling chain looks for a replacement.

CFO Eric Lefebvre will take over operation of the multibrand company in November.

A quarter of the brand has changed hands over the past 18 months, playing a role in same-store sales growth, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

One out of every four orders included the LTO, which helped the chain compete in a tough market.

The chain’s dollar menu generated sales, but not the traffic growth it wanted, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The former Jack in the Box president is taking over for the retiring George Michel.

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