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This week’s 5 head-spinning moments: Seat belt required

A powerful chain is poking a toe into breakfast, a new restaurant job is taking shape, a wave of restaurant IPOs appear to be on the horizon, and not every brand sees magic in order-ahead apps.

Financing

Buffalo Wild Wings, Arby's look to buy more restaurants

With their $2.9 billion merger closed, the two brands created Inspire Brands as a growth vehicle.

The new attention-getters have less to do with the food than the quantities in which it's served.

The sports bar category is defying casual dining overall.

The Bottom Line: Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings want to buy more brands, and they have plenty of choices.

CARROLLTON, TX (November 16, 2012)—McLane Foodservice, a division of McLane Company Inc, has entered into a distribution services agreement with...

A hedge fund known for injecting itself in holdings' strategic decision-making is calling for new management and other changes.

The scaled-down venture will operate under a separate name. Beer and TV will be essential features.

Inspire Brands continues to lay its infrastructure with the recruitment of former Qdoba President Tim Casey.

A hot new concept typically fosters considerable talk among restaurateurs scouting for the next big thing—i.e., virtually anyone in the business. But internet communications promise to change the dynamic, just as social media and other forms of digital connection have altered the speed and tone of the consumer grapevine. You no longer need to keep an ear to the ground at industry events; a mouse in hand seems to work much better.

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