J. Alexander's


J. Alexander's shareholders win after a long, weird process

Shareholders ultimately got the better end of the deal, but it took years, a pandemic and some strange proposals to get there, says RB's The Bottom Line.


Logan's Roadhouse parent completes purchase of J. Alexander's

SPB Hospitality has added the polished-casual concept and its four sister brands to its large portfolio.

The cash tender offer represents a 14% premium over J. Alexander's stock price.

The multi-brand operator said 10 of its 46 restaurants have closed their dining rooms.

Here’s a snapshot of how those operations fared during Q3, along with a look at how they intend to improve their performance.

Sales have recovered to more than 90% of pre-COVID levels. Management says August was the turning point.

Smaller-cap operators have found the pandemic to be a mixed challenge.

The polished casual dining chain is testing the service, potentially ending a long-held prohibition.

At a time of free-falling traffic for the industry, the smaller casual brands relied largely on pricing to improve results.

Diversification into new concepts is sweeping through casual dining in particular. Here’s a rundown of who’s trying what.

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