Del Taco


What restaurant chain could be sold next?

Several companies have gone private this year. RB’s The Bottom Line takes a look at who could go next.


Names are the game for Del Taco

The company hopes personal introductions elevate service—and sales.

Jollibee Foods wants to buy a Mexican concept, and there are plenty to choose from, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The chain is taking steps to bolster its quality positioning with a new “Fresh Mexican Grill” tagline and changes in the restaurant.

Amid signs that some restaurants are winning back customers, a few well-known players are intensifying their pursuit of an operational edge. Here's a sampling of those efforts.

The Mexican QSR chain is adding a “Buck & Change” menu to give $1 items a place to go when costs force price increases.

Chains are celebrating the tortilla-wrapped icon with a variety of themed deals.

The chain attributes part of its success to the addition of queso blanco to its menu.

Papa John's, Chipotle, Panera, Buffalo Wild Wings among companies whose top executives left in 2017.

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