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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

Financing

BJ's Restaurants sees sales climb back to pre-holiday levels

The rise in per-restaurant revenue came despite the continuing suspension of indoor dining in California, the casual chain's largest market.

Marketing

Restaurants are pushing gift card sales, but consumers are slower to respond

Operators are counting on holiday gift cards to boost revenue but sales are down.

Members of the “club” pay $30 for $75 in takeout and on-site benefits.

While still focused on the near-term complications posed by the pandemic, management is experimenting longer-term initiatives such as a beer subscription program.

Delivery was supposed to be the big gainer of the pandemic. But operators have discovered that an old service coupled with new technology is what they’re seeing as a greater sales opportunity.

Salaries are being reinstated to pre-COVID levels, and an investor will still monitor board discussions despite a shareholder vote.

As the crisis enters its fifth month, operators are still looking for insight on these matters keeping them up at night.

Restaurants launch all-American specials to celebrate Independence Day.

Restaurants offer both dine-in and to-go packages to celebrate dad.

Takeout and delivery have helped many of the segment's big brands weather the lockdown of dining rooms. Will that momentum continue?

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