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In New York, restaurants are divided over fate of delivery fees

A City Council proposal would lift the city's fee cap, allowing companies like Grubhub and DoorDash to charge restaurants more for marketing. Some say it will help them compete with big chains, while others call it a "pay to play" scheme.

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This is why the restaurant business is in a value war right now

The Bottom Line: Same-store sales have slowed markedly for the past year as customers shifted to other options. And now operators are furiously working to get them back.

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Saladworks-parent WOWorks is shopping for new brands to buy

The platform company is almost finished assimilating its existing six brands. Now it's time to add to the family, said CEO Kelly Roddy.

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2 more reminders that the restaurant business is risky

The Bottom Line: Franchising is no less risky than opening your own restaurant. Just ask former NFL player David Tyree and the former president of McDonald's Mexico.