Nearly 10 years after being purchased out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy by its franchisees, casual-dining chain Ground Round once again is plotting a growth trajectory that could boost its unit count by almost 50 percent over the next several years. The 27-unit chain also is rolling out a new prototype, as well as a smaller sports-themed concept, that will allow it to open in nontraditional sites, according to Jack Crawford, president and chief executive of the Freeport, Maine-based Ground ...

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