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Freshii outlines ambitious Canadian growth plans

Toronto-based quickserve concept Freshii aims to grow its presence in Canada as it signs new franchisees and existing operators add more units, CEO Matthew Corrin said. The chain currently has 270 units in Canada and Corrin said the Canadian market …

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Firehouse Subs plans global growth under new owner

Firehouse Subs was already in growth mode before the announcement this week that it would be acquired by Burger King parent Restaurant Brands International. The chain, founded by two firefighting brothers in 1994, has grown to 1,200 units in the …

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Papa Johns reveals extensive brand refresh

Papa Johns unveiled a brand refresh with a new logo from Su Mathews Hale Design that drops the apostrophe in its name and includes new restaurant interior design by Big Red Rooster, an updated visual identity by Forpeople featuring an …

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Save A Lot deals another 6 stores to Yellow Banana

Yellow Banana has reached a deal to buy another half-dozen of Save A Lot’s corporate-owned stores as the grocer continues its ongoing transition to a wholesale business model. In September, Yellow Banana acquired 32 Save A Lot sites in Cleveland, …

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Brookshire to acquire 17 Reasor’s stores in Oklahoma

Brookshire Grocery, which operates 200 stores under four banners in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas, has announced it will acquire 17 Reasor’s stores in Oklahoma. Although the sale price was not disclosed, the deal is expected to be completed early next …

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Franchisee Sun Holdings buys 131 Applebee’s units in 14 states

Sun Holdings Inc., one of the nation’s largest franchise operators, has acquired 131 Applebee’s units, adding the casual-dining concept to its family of brands, Dine Brands Global Inc. Nation’s Restaurant News

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Pandemic accelerates AI to give developers more predictable outcomes

The global pandemic has been a catalyst for tech adoption in the commercial real estate industry. The unexpected disruptions that spread through the market was a wakeup call for tech-averse firms more comfortable with gut-instinct handshake deals, than data-driven decisions …

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Dine Brands shares growth plans for IHOP, Applebee’s

Dine Brands, parent company of IHOP and restaurants, diningout, construction, constructionbusiness, restaurantindustry, restaurantbusiness, restaurantnews , is shifting back into growth mode at both chains after completing a multiyear review that led to the closure of underperforming units, the company said. …

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How Kroger’s Florida strategy is shaping its future

Kroger is using a robot-powered warehouse in Florida to establish a foothold in the market without owning any physical stores in the state, a strategy the grocer also will use in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. CNBC

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Xperience Restaurant Group in growth mode

Xperience Restaurant Group is ramping up its restaurant count with plans to open a new Sol Mexican Cocina in Irvine, California in December, in addition to several other locations over next two years. Xperience’s casual Solita Tacos & Margaritas brand …

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