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Dickey's Barbecue Pit

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As closures mount, Dickey’s makes changes

After nearly 200 locations closed over the past two years, the company has increased franchisee support and digital sales and says things are turning around.

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U.S. senator scrutinizing federal loans to Subway, Dickey’s franchisees

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto sent a letter to the Small Business Administration asking about loans the agency made to operators in struggling franchise systems.

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The 78-year-old concept’s first store has been retrofitted with a bar bearing its own identity and hours.

Franchisee closures and terminations led to a decline in store count amid sales challenges at the barbecue chain.

Restaurants are debuting food and drink items with seasonal ingredients and flavors to entice customers to beat the heat.

Keeping a franchise system focused on the same priorities can be a challenge, especially when the chain is expanding at a dizzying clip, says Dickey’s Barbecue Pit President and CEO Roland Dickey Jr.

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