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How C3 built a restaurant group for the digital age

The company founded by Sam Nazarian is taking cues from Netflix, Apple and Amazon as it looks to more than triple its footprint this year.
C3 brands include Umami Burger, Krispy Rice and Sam's Crispy Chicken. / Photograph courtesy of C3

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