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Famous Dave's


Famous Dave's Q4 same-store sales increase

Franchisees' same-store sales increased 1.1% as the company refranchised more units and added delivery.

Famous Dave's continues to slide in Q1

Comps fell by more than 6 percent.

A “shack” complete with a down-home backyard barbecue menu and a Southern feel

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

The casual chain is looking at kitchen-only formats after shrinking the size and tweaking the back of house of its conventional stores.

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After naming a new CEO in October, it announced plans mid-2017 to sell all company-owned units to franchisees

Paul Malazita was named interim CFO to replace Dexter Newman.

 COO Geovannie Concepcion reveals more details about casual dining's latest scaled-down venture.

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