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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

Financing

BJ's nears break-even point, even at 25% capacity

Stores in Texas have generated $20,500 in weekly on-premise sales, even with three of every four seats out of use.

Financing

Investors find opportunity in public casual-dining chains

First Cheesecake Factory, then BJ’s Restaurants, now Dave & Buster’s. RB’s The Bottom Line looks at the latest trend in investing amid the coronavirus.

The former Panera Bread CEO's Act III Holdings has teamed up with T. Rowe Price to make a $70 million investment in the casual-dining chain.

BJ's Restaurants' bullish approach to off-premise has paid off, helping it to pass TGI Fridays and b

With LTOs in the pipeline before the coronavirus pandemic, restaurants are going ahead with menu launches.

Customers who spend a certain amount in-restaurant can pick off a special $6 menu of heat-and-eat take-home dishes.

The venture was one of several sales-boosting initiatives outlined by the casual chain after posting a slip in comps and profits for Q3. Also on tap: Tableside ordering via cell phone.

These limited-time offers are differentiating the menu at restaurant chains.

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The 204-unit casual chain intends to complete an overhaul of all its kitchens by the end of the quarter, while tweaking its delivery and takeout procedures and pushing into catering.

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