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Financing

Popeyes same-store sales soar more than 40%

But sister brands Tim Hortons and Burger King are both down, even as the chains’ sales improve.

Financing

Subway franchisees again push back on a $5 Footlong promotion

The company is offering vendor rebates to get operators on board, but the franchisee association is recommending its members opt out of the campaign.

Cofounder and CEO Zach McLeroy joins the RB podcast A Deeper Dive to discuss the chain’s response to the pandemic, as well as its future.

Same-store sales rose 33.5% in May, even as states started reopening restaurants for dine-in service.

U.S. same-store sales are up 14% so far this quarter, including 21% the past four weeks, as consumers stay in and order pizza.

The coffee chain, which late last year was merged with fellow JAB Holding-owned Jacobs Douwe Egberts, would be worth more than $17 billion.

Full-service chains in particular are at a greater risk of default, thanks to coronavirus restrictions, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The chain will test a new premium offering in Orlando to rival Popeyes and Chick-fil-A.

As customers have ventured outside again, they have gravitated toward quick-service restaurants, in many cases leading to a quick recovery.

The Mexican fast-food chain said it plans to step up its hiring in the coming months.

The chain says it will relocate more locations from malls to drive-thrus and build more pickup stores and add curbside and delivery options.

The stock closed Tuesday above $1,000 for the first time and then just kept going, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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