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Financing

5 reasons for bar and grill chains' nightmare 2017

Shifting consumer demands have hammered the likes of Applebee's and Chili's, and their recovery is uncertain, says RB's The Bottom Line.

Top 500 Chains

Faltering casual dining slowed restaurant sales in 2017

But all other sectors showed sales growth last year, according to Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Advance Report.

The Bottom Line: Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings want to buy more brands, and they have plenty of choices.

The chain is removing cheeseburgers from the meals as part of a bid to make them more nutritious.

The Bottom Line: The burrito chain has been trending toward normalization for some time now, and that's a good thing.

The rapidly growing chicken concept could be its biggest threat, says RB's The Bottom Line.

The Philippines-based foodservice company now owns a majority of the burger chain.

Paul Malazita was named interim CFO to replace Dexter Newman.

For all the hype behind delivered food, not everybody is convinced it’s inevitable.

The company said its same-store sales were the best in more than two years.

The chain is making chicken-scented valentines available at restaurants today.

But the company's Tim Hortons and Popeyes chains both struggled to win over consumers last quarter.

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