Habit Burger Grill To Go Public

The Habit Burger Grill is the first in a wave of "better burger" concepts that has filed to go public.

Dave & Buster’s Finally Goes Public

Oak Hill, no doubt tempted by the higher valuations of newly public entities, debuted last week on NASDAQ using the symbol PLAY.

CKE Restaurants Initiates a Refranchising Program

Add CKE Restaurants to the growing list of franchisors selling a significant number of company-owned restaurants to franchisees.

TGI Fridays Intention to Sell Company Restaurants

On September 26th, TGI Fridays announced it would peddle nearly all 247 company-owned restaurants in the U.S. to “highly-experienced franchise operators” in the form of groups of restaurants.

Owner Caribou, Peet's Buys Einstein

JAB Holding, which in 2012 bought both Peet's Coffee and Caribou, is at it again, this time with a $347 million purchase of Colorado-based bagel company Einstein Noah Restaurant Group. The deal is for $20.25 a share.


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