The new concept is seeking 200 full-service and fast-casual stores in the coming years.
The chain and operator agreed to close seven or eight unprofitable stores.
The chain is adding annual diversity targets to its incentive metrics for executives.
The chain will use 20 million users and an ad surplus to grow customer awareness.
Lawsuit alleges hostility toward Black operators has increased in recent years.
The chain is seeing positive sales after shedding 300 stores in five years.
The firm is coming off a busy year, including the $11.3 billion purchase of Dunkin’.
The chain is seeking protection as it financially restructures in the Cayman Islands.
The chain is accusing Steve Easterbrook of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.