Applebee’s tweaks its strategy for Cosmic Wings

Cosmic Wings is currently available for delivery only at more than 1,000 Applebee’s. / Photograph: Shutterstock Applebee’s is doing something unusual with its delivery-only virtual brand, Cosmic Wings. On Aug. 22, the 1,570-unit casual-dining chain will put the brand’s Cheetos-dusted chicken wings, cheese bites and waffle fries on its in-store menu. The goal, President John … Read more

What Is Business Casual? How to Dress for the Job You Want

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. This article is sponsored content. More from Billboard So, you’ve got a job interview lined up, and you have absolutely no … Read more

Potbelly Has a Plan to Streamline Kitchen Operations

After spending 18 months elevating its consumer-facing tech stack with a new website and app, Potbelly is turning its attention toward streamlining back of house. It will come in the form of Potbelly Digital Kitchen, an in-shop platform designed to improve a restaurant’s ability to sort orders, present them to employees, and coordinate processes. In … Read more

Papa Murphy’s owner to acquire Famous Dave’s parent for $200M

MTY Food Group to buy the parent of Famous Dave’s for $200 million. / Photograph: Shutterstock. MTY Food Group, the Canadian brand collector and owner of Papa Murphy’s, said on Tuesday that it would acquire BBQ Holdings, the owner of the Famous Dave’s chain, for $17.25 per share. The deal is valued at $200 million, … Read more

Butterfly To Acquire QDOBA and Form Leading Fast Casual Restaurant Platform Through Merger with Modern Restaurant Concepts

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Butterfly today announced entry into a definitive agreement with funds managed by affiliates of Apollo (the “Apollo Funds”) to acquire QDOBA, the No. 2 player and No. 1 franchisor in the Mexican fast casual restaurant sector in North America, via a merger transaction with Modern Restaurant Concepts (“MRC”), an industry-leading “better-for-you” fast casual … Read more

Lala Kent and Rachel McCord coordinate in blazers as they attend Magic Fashion Trade Show

Lala Kent and Rachel McCord coordinate in blazers as they attend Magic Fashion Trade Show in Las Vegas By Mark McGreal For Dailymail.Com Published: 02:23 EDT, 9 August 2022 | Updated: 02:23 EDT, 9 August 2022 Lala Kent and Rachel McCord dressed in chic business-casual enembles for the MAGIC Fashion Trade Show in Las Vegas … Read more

Agra-based Metro and Metro Shoes ventures into women’s footwear market

Metro and Metro Shoes has carved a niche for itself in the men’s footwear market. And now, the brand’s spotlight is on its recently launched women’s footwear segment. Started in 1972 by Dwarka Nath Kalsi, the Agra-based shoe manufacturer specializes in formal shoes, boots, flip flops, sneakers, etc. Globally, the company exports to leading shoe … Read more