Denny's

Operations

Labor issues pose a different sort of capacity limit for Denny's

The diner chain is being stymied by difficulties in finding workers for off-hour shifts.

Financing

Denny's gives franchisees more breaks

The family chain is forgoing some royalty fees and helping on rent rollbacks to help operators get back on their feet.

Chains are establishing new roles and responsibilities as dining rooms reopen.

It projects that it could be in default on its financial covenants for the second quarter, but expects to have access to more funds next week.

The two are the latest big chains to try that form of to-go and delivered meals.

Denny's

From boosting cleaning efforts to seeking out ways to bolster delivery sales, restaurants are adapting to a fast-moving global crisis.

The three dozen chains participating in the ICR Conference provided plenty of aha moments. Here’s a sampling of the surprising tidbits that were aired.

Management raised the possibility of an acquisition during a review of Q3 results, citing an abundance of cash.

WKS now operates 287 restaurants in total and ranks as Denny’s largest licensee.

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