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Pollo Tropical

Operations

Fiesta Restaurant Group to shutter 23 units

The closures include all Pollo Tropical units in the Atlanta area and some in Florida, as well as nine Taco Cabanas in Texas.

Operations

Fiesta Restaurant Group stock drops after earnings shortfall

The parent company of Taco Cabana and Pollo Tropical lagged behind analyst expectations and saw minimal traffic growth, prompting stock prices to nosedive.

These limited-time offers grabbed attention this summer.

Despite a booming economy, restaurants are still struggling with traffic, and here’s why, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

But traffic at Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana continues to tumble.

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Parent company Fiesta Restaurant Group has reached into fine-dining for its new chief.

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Differentiates itself from other chicken chains with tropical flavors

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