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Jonathan Maze

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Jonathan Maze

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Financing

Jack in the Box CEO blames labor costs for franchisee anxiety

Lenny Comma says operators are “looking for performance to improve.”

Leadership

Target CEO named Yum Brands chairman

Brian Cornell will take over for the retiring Robert Walter.

The company has been a safe haven for investors in a volatile period on Wall Street, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The operators are asking California regulators for protection over a coming restructuring of lease arrangements.

The CEO of Shari’s discusses efforts to turn around the struggling chains, following a summertime acquisition.

Landcadia Holdings, cofounded by the Landry’s owner, has completed its purchase of delivery company Waitr.

Led by Applebee’s and BJ’s, dine-in chains were big winners last quarter, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Coming off a major new menu change, the barbecue chain looks for new ways to boost revenue.

Rising labor costs, weak sales and an evolving consumer are pushing the industry to change. But is it worth it?

This episode of RB’s podcast, "A Deeper Dive," discusses how more chains face problems with falling sales and too much leverage.

Public markets discourage long-term investments. Here’s how Panera Bread founder Ron Shaich would fix it, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The company has a partnership with DoorDash at 1,100 locations.