BJ’s Restaurants Inc. is planning a new mobile program that will allow diners to order ahead and also pay at the table using their smartphones — part of a larger effort to help turn around dwindling sales. Same-store sales for the chain dipped 2.7 percent in the fourth quarter as a result of a 2.3-percent decline in traffic. Officials blamed the combined impact of bad weather, the shorter holiday season, and ongoing macroeconomic headwinds that have plagued the casual-dining ...

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