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Leading Jimmy John's Franchisee Sold to Firm

2016-09-20 Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm targeting entrepreneurial businesses poised for the next level of growth, announced two strategic trans...

Quick Service Remains the Best Performing Restaurant Segment

2016-09-12 The downturn in restaurant sales continued during August as the industry faced its third consecutive month of negative same-store sales growth and the...

Jimmy John's One of 3 Brands Sold This Week

2016-09-09 Roark Capital acquired a majority stake in sandwich concept Jimmy John’s, adding to the firm’s list of investments that includes Auntie Anne’s, Cinnab...

Sales Up Nearly 170 Percent at MOD Pizza

2016-08-30 Fast-casual pizza company MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC, announced 2016 mid-year results that reflect continued growth and strong existing store ...

Pollo Campero Hits 9.1 Percent Same-Store Sales Growth

2016-08-22 Pollo Campero reported a 9.1 percent same-store sales growth for the second quarter of 2016, marking the 18th consecutive quarter the restaurant chain...

Nékter Juice Bar Signs Deals for 41 New Restaurants

2016-08-17 Nékter Juice Bar announced that in Q2 the company signed agreements to develop 41 new restaurants.

Freebirds Names Fiesta Group Vet New VP of Finance

2016-08-15 Freebirds has named Gerardo Arce as the company’s new vice president of finance.

July Restaurant Performance Weakest Since 2013

2016-08-12 Chain restaurant operators and observers are anxiously searching for clues into the steady decline in comp sales and traffic.

Wendy’s Reports 14 Quarters of Positive Sales

2016-08-11 The Wendy’s Company has reported its unaudited results for the second quarter 2016.

Cott Corporation To Acquire S&D Coffee

2016-08-08 S&D Coffee Inc. has accepted an offer made by the Cott Corporation to be acquired.