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The company also said a TV test proved better than expected.
The high-flying company plans to add two Jaggers units to the two that already open.
The acquisition provides a standout operator with a standing concept-development lab.
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The pending purchase of Fox Restaurant Concepts wasn’t the only news announced yesterday by the polished-casual operator.
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Fox will operate as a subsidiary led by CEO Sam Fox, and North Italia will shift to Cheesecake.
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