Tag: earnings

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Chipotle Just Doubled Its Digital Sales

8 months ago

It's a good thing Chipotle didn't take a wait-and-see approach to digital innovation.

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Domino’s Sales Plagued by Aggressive Third-Party Delivery Advertising

8 months ago

We definitely expected Domino’s fortressing strategy to have a negative impact on sales, but the adverse effect from third-party delivery advertising is a new development.

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Olive Garden Sales Buoyed by Off-Premise Business and Higher Average Tickets

9 months ago

It's hard for us to understand why analysts keep saying casual dining is dead. Applebee's, Chili's, Outback Steakhouse, and now Olive Garden have all reported strong quarterly sales.

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Del Frisco’s Still Backs Barteca Acquisition as Overall Traffic Declines

9 months ago

Del Frisco's earnings reveal that its own brands are the real concern, not the Barteca deal investors were worried about.

Tech

Chinese Food Deliverer Meituan Is Learning Quickly From Early Mistakes

9 months ago

By cutting its losses now, Meituan can better focus on its core battle against ele.me, the delivery service backed by Alibaba Group.

Tech

Waitr Wants to Be the Single Tech Platform for Independent Restaurants

9 months ago

It's certainly Waitr's game to lose in the particular small-market segment that it serves. But as it branches out from its core business, it's going to take a ton of time and investment to be a best-in-class service for not just delivery, but loyalty programs and point-of-sale systems and reservations as well.

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Wingstop Adds More Stores But It Really Needs Name Recognition

9 months ago

All is well at Wingstop, even if it is a relatively unknown brand. The company plans to change its low profile — and the new strategy just might work.

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Papa John’s CEO: We Are Still Suffering From Customer Sentiment

9 months ago

At least losses for Papa John's are no longer in the double digits.

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Shake Shack’s Profit Margins Took a Hit Due to Increased Labor Costs

9 months ago

Shake Shack chose not to increase menu prices as significantly as some other chains this quarter in order to offset an increase in labor costs, and took a not-so-small hit to its profit margins in the process.

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Wendy’s Commits an Extra $25 Million to Digital Initiatives This Year

10 months ago

Will this be enough to save Wendy's lagging comparable store sales and overall revenue growth? It sure hopes so.

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IHOP’s Burger Stunt Led to Its Best Sales Year Since 2015

10 months ago

Increased foot traffic and off-premise sales were other factors behind the brand's resurgence last year. But hats off to IHOP's marketing team.

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The Cheesecake Factory Is Making the Most of Its Delivery Partnership

10 months ago

In the land of exclusive chain partnerships, The Cheesecake Factory's relationship with DoorDash is one that it feels very comfortable bragging about.