Jack in the Box


Chains find some success at late night

Wendy’s and Jack in the Box are each making a big push to target night owls as labor has improved and stores can open longer hours.


Longer hours and open dining rooms boost Jack in the Box sales

The burger chain’s same-store sales increased 9.8% last quarter as its dining rooms reopened and late-night business returned to normal.

Restaurant Rewind: It's a mystery with no fewer than five claimants to the title of innovator.

The fast-food burger chain has new deals to open restaurants in Florida and Arkansas, bringing the first new franchisees into the brand in years. And it is turning around its restaurants in St. Louis.

The chairman of Biglari Holdings, the owner of Steak n Shake, has acquired 5.5% of the shares in the fast-food chain operator. But the investment is passive, for now.

The fast-food operator, which also operates Del Taco, named Dawn Hooper its principal financial officer.

The Bottom Line: Executives argued that “synergies” made the deal more palatable. But it’s taking a while for those cost savings to take hold. Investors have responded accordingly.

The burger chain’s stock was hammered Tuesday as inflation and investments ate into its profits. The company is taking operational steps to improve margins, such as new cheese pumps.

The burger chain unveiled a takeout-only prototype in Oklahoma. The company believes it could be key to its growth plans. Here's a look at the details.

The fast-food chain is making a big push to expand outside of California and Texas and views non-traditional locations as fertile ground.

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