Finance http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44080/more en Del Frisco’s to address 'disappointing' Grille performance http://nrn.com/corporate-news/del-frisco-s-address-grille-performance <div class="field-deck"> Company to tweak concept’s design, marketing after 4Q sales fall short </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company to tweak concept’s design, marketing after 4Q sales fall short</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/del-frisco-s-address-grille-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/del-frisco-s-address-grille-performance#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Fine Dining Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:30:00 +0000 127291 at http://nrn.com Could these restaurant chains go private? http://nrn.com/blog/could-these-restaurant-chains-go-private <div class="node-body blog-body">High valuations for restaurant stocks make it unlikely that many will get taken private this year. But two that could be takeout targets are Del Frisco's Restaurant Group and Bravo Brio Restaurant Group. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/could-these-restaurant-chains-go-private" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/could-these-restaurant-chains-go-private#comments Corporate News Reporter&#039;s Notebook Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:36:00 +0000 127271 at http://nrn.com NRA: Operators maintain positive sales outlook http://nrn.com/corporate-news/nra-operators-maintain-positive-sales-outlook <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant Performance Index falls slightly in January, but industry remains in expansion mode </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant Performance Index falls slightly in January, but industry remains in expansion mode</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/nra-operators-maintain-positive-sales-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/nra-operators-maintain-positive-sales-outlook#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines NRA Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:14:00 +0000 127251 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Why McDonald's won't ever get rid of its real estate http://nrn.com/blog/why-mcdonalds-wont-ever-get-rid-its-real-estate <div class="node-body blog-body">Periodically, McDonald's gets pushed to unload its real estate, usually in a spinoff, and the company says no every time. The reason: The real estate provides a nice revenue stream for the company, and helps it control its franchise system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/why-mcdonalds-wont-ever-get-rid-its-real-estate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/why-mcdonalds-wont-ever-get-rid-its-real-estate#comments Corporate News Reporter&#039;s Notebook Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:00:00 +0000 127141 at http://nrn.com Popeyes to invest in employees, international growth http://nrn.com/corporate-news/popeyes-invest-employees-international-growth <div class="field-deck"> Chain reports 9.8-percent increase in 4Q same-store sales </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chain reports 9.8-percent increase in 4Q same-store sales</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/popeyes-invest-employees-international-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/popeyes-invest-employees-international-growth#comments Corporate News International Latest Headlines Same-store sales Quick Service Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:42:00 +0000 127151 at http://nrn.com Dunkin’ Donuts to sell K-Cups at retail outlets http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/dunkin-donuts-sell-k-cups-retail <div class="field-deck"> Company strikes deal with J.M. Smucker, Keurig Green Mountain </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company strikes deal with J.M. Smucker, Keurig Green Mountain</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/dunkin-donuts-sell-k-cups-retail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/dunkin-donuts-sell-k-cups-retail#comments Beverage Trends Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Dunkin' Donuts Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:28:00 +0000 127131 at http://nrn.com IHOP reports best same-store sales in a decade http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ihop-reports-best-same-store-sales-decade <div class="field-deck"> Parent DineEquity develops new long-term vision for sister brand Applebee’s </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Parent DineEquity develops new long-term vision for sister brand Applebee’s</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ihop-reports-best-same-store-sales-decade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/ihop-reports-best-same-store-sales-decade#comments Applebee's Corporate News Family Dining Latest Headlines Same-store sales IHOP Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:09:00 +0000 127071 at http://nrn.com Papa John’s reports record sales in 2014 http://nrn.com/corporate-news/papa-john-s-reports-record-sales-2014 <div class="field-deck"> North American same-store sales rise 6.7 percent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">North American same-store sales rise 6.7 percent</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/papa-john-s-reports-record-sales-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/papa-john-s-reports-record-sales-2014#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Same-store sales Quick Service Papa John's Pizza Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:02:00 +0000 127051 at http://nrn.com Kona reports 4Q loss on opening costs http://nrn.com/corporate-news/kona-reports-4q-loss-opening-costs <div class="field-deck"> Polished-casual grill looking at restaurants abroad </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Polished-casual grill looking at restaurants abroad</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/kona-reports-4q-loss-opening-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/kona-reports-4q-loss-opening-costs#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:49:00 +0000 127041 at http://nrn.com Restaurant costs are up, but so are sales http://nrn.com/blog/restaurant-costs-are-so-are-sales <div class="node-body blog-body">Restaurants reporting earnings have frequently reported remarkably strong sales numbers, which has often been enough to hide rising costs for both food and labor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/restaurant-costs-are-so-are-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/restaurant-costs-are-so-are-sales#comments Corporate News Same-store sales Reporter&#039;s Notebook Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:23:00 +0000 126991 at http://nrn.com