Lorne Goldberg, the owner of the Leeann Chin and Mandarin Express quick-service Asian brands, has acquired the 74-unit Pick Up Stix chain from Carlson Restaurants Inc., both companies said Monday. Terms of the deal, which includes 70 corporate locations and 4 franchised units, were not disclosed. Goldberg, a Los Angeles-based former investment banker and owner of Stix Holdings LLC, said he plans to bring some “freshness and modernization” to the fast-casual Pick Up Stix brand, ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.

Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now.We promise it will only take a few minutes!

Questions about your account or how to access content?

Contact:Desiree TorresDesiree.Torres@penton.com

Already registered? here.