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Local restaurants and big chains alike are giving free meals to front-line workers and first responders. Here’s a look at how companies are responding.
Yet most of the chains that applied for the funds weren’t exactly megachains, and most of them had existing problems, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
Pizza Inn franchisees are pushing back against the company’s effort to take control of the chain’s ad fund.
Rave Restaurant Group reported an 11% same-store sales decline for its fast-casual brand, while quick service Pizza Inn saw 2.4% comps growth in Q2.
Clint Fendley will oversee finances for the parent company of Pizza Inn and Pie Five.
With a new CEO and other leaders, the parent company of Pizza Inn and struggling Pie Five charts a course for the future.
Fast-food chains and larger concepts won the third quarter, leaving smaller, mostly casual-dining chains behind, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
Mike Burns joins the two-chain company as COO, and Douglas Kwong comes aboard to head marketing.
Rave Restaurant Group, which also runs Pizza Inn, appointed the former Pei Wei Asian Diner CMO to the post after the recent ouster of CEO Scott Crane.
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As restaurants begin to reemerge, one year since it all began, Restaurant Business takes stock of the massive changes the virus has brought.