Dave & Buster's


Dave & Buster's looks for revenue growth as its sales slow

The food-and-games chain hopes an improved menu, higher game prices and remodels will generate long-term revenue. But its same-store sales have been slowing in recent quarters.


After a strong end to last year, Dave & Buster's sales slow in 2023

The owner of its namesake food-and-games chain, along with Main Event, cited difficult comparisons and calendar challenges as sales slowed in February and March. But its stock fell, anyway.

Police reports suggest that his death was the result of suicide, but that cause has yet to be verified by the authorities.

The eatertainment chain operator’s stock fell 7% after saying sales slowed down so far this quarter.

The food-and-games chain, as well as new acquisition Main Event, both saw sales accelerate last month. But that didn’t help margins and the company’s stock price fell.

The food-and-games chain said it has four locations that are “big and unwieldy” and might make more sense as units of its recently acquired eatertainment brand.

Fresh off its acquisition of food-and-games chain Main Event, the eatertainment chain has filled eight executive posts. All came from one of the two brands.

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With the close of the $835 million deal, first announced in April, Main Event CEO Chris Morris will lead the two food-and-games chains.

The food-and-games chain intends to turn one of its stores into a bed and breakfast inn for one night. It's part of the brand's claim that it's the place to be at night.

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