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Captain D's 20th Consecutive Quarter of Positive Growth

2016-10-03 Captain D's announced it is continuing strong sales momentum in 2016, closing out the third quarter of the year with its 20th consecutive quarter of p...

Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. Files for Bankruptcy Protection

2016-10-03 San Diego-based Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp., owners of Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday.

Wienerschnitzel's Sales Continue to Rise

2016-09-28 Wienerschnitzel announced that 2016 marks the sixth consecutive year of same store sales increases for the 330-unit brand.

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.