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The family-dining chain has pared back and otherwise changed its menu.
Cracker Barrel made the most surprising deal of 2019 when it took a $140 million stake in growth cha
The activist investor argues the company was too quick to abandon its investment, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
The eatertainment chain faces foreclosure and has already closed all 19 units and laid off its staff.
The takeout option helped the family chain post a 3.8% comp gain despite an ebb in traffic.
RB’s The Bottom Line looks at how much Biglari Holdings has made since its 2011 investment in the family dining chain.
Casual- and family-dining chains are adding premium fried items as new lures, mindful of how well sandwiches have worked for Popeyes and Chick-fil-A.
Here's a look back at the events that shaped the business, possibly for years to come.
An easier-to-develop Punch Bowl prototype was shuttered after four months.
The activist investor wants records related to Cracker Barrel's purchase of Maple Street Biscuit Co. and its investment in Punch Bowl Social, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
These emerging chains are the growth vehicles to watch—the ones poised to be major industry players in the coming years.
Food trends and recipes to keep menus fresh
New restaurants and soon-to-open concepts worth monitoring
RB’s exclusive ranking of the highest-grossing independent restaurants
Peter Romeo highlights the moments restaurateurs miss at their own peril
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