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Inspire Brands boots up a different sort of website

The new site provides a detailed assessment of the company’s economic impact on each state.

Leadership

Inspire Brands names Raghu Sagi chief information officer

Darla Morse will become the CIO of another Roark Capital-owned company, CKE Restaurants.

Former Sweetgreen President Karen Kelley was named chief restaurant officer and Sonic veteran Anita Vanderveer was appointed chief people officer.

A challenging year brought fundamental shifts in the market and a white-elephant sale of troubled concepts.

Here's a look back at the news eruptions that shaped the restaurant industry in 2018.

Inspire now operates brands that generate more than $12 billion in annual system sales.

These LTOs tempted customers in October.

Claudia San Pedro will lead the company after it is sold to Inspire Brands.

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

The deal will give Inspire Brands its third major chain and fourth overall.