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Applebee’s tries the next generation of ordering app

The chain is promising speedier and easier use, along with more functionality.

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5 hurting chains that might need an ambulance

An ebbing tide lowers all boats, as most restaurant operations can attest at the moment. Then there are the situations more akin to a shipwreck. Here are some high-profile chains that are still struggling mightily to right themselves.

In its ongoing turnaround effort, Applebee's is launching a new menu platform focused on wood-fired cooking.

Classic American comfort food served in a friendly “neighborhood” atmosphere

The casual giant's parent has lowered its financial guidance for the remainder of the year.

Franchisor DineEquity has more than doubled the projection, while also warning of a step-up in closures of IHOP units as well.

Recent earnings reports show a correlation between positive comp sales and customers eating outside of restaurants, but not all brands are convinced.

Chili's and Applebee's are two of the chains betting on the generation they were set to ignore.

The franchised concepts run by Doherty Enterprises range from giants like Applebee’s to relative newcomers like Noodles & Company, but they sport similar traits.

The chain’s Topped Steaks & Twisted Potatoes combo meals start at $12.99.

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