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Shutdown, polar vortex take a bite out of Potbelly

The chain said its same-store sales have slowed so far this year due to the dual January problems.

The sandwich chain has introduced a reconfigured menu with bundled meals and smaller versions of products to get customers to try new things.

Restaurants aim to feed consumers’ often conflicting desires as 2019 begins.

Julie Younglove-Webb was also named chief restaurant operations officer.

See which LTOs resonated with customers the most during September, when comfort foods made a comeback.

With same-store sales relatively flat at Potbelly Corp., chain executives are feeling optimistic.

The company said that its strategic review didn’t result in a viable offer, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

This week’s most memorable developments weren’t exactly high points in the industry’s efforts to improve its image and demonstrate a social commitment.

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