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BWW Revenues Up 18% in Third Quarter BWW Revenues Up 18% in Third Quarter

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. announced financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 28, 2014.

BJ's Revenues Up 10% in Third Quarter BJ's Revenues Up 10% in Third Quarter

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. reported financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter that ended Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.Total revenues increased 9.7 percent to $206.5 million, while total restaurant operating weeks increased 10.4 percent.

Sales Up at Chili's and Maggiano's Sales Up at Chili's and Maggiano's

Brinker International, Inc. today announced results for the fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 24, 2014.

Mid-Sized Businesses Have Low Confidence in Economy, Report Says Mid-Sized Businesses Have Low Confidence in Economy, Report Says

A new study released by the ADP Research Institute, a specialized research group within ADP, which specializes in human capital management, reveals a gap in confidence for mid-sized businesses when it comes to the U.S. economy.  

Ruby Tuesday Sales and Guest Count Up Slightly Ruby Tuesday Sales and Guest Count Up Slightly

Ruby Tuesday, Inc. today reported financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 2, 2014.

Sales Up Across Darden's Portfolio in September Sales Up Across Darden's Portfolio in September

Darden Restaurants, Inc. today reported U.S. same-restaurant sales for the five-week September fiscal month ended Sept. 28, 2014.  

Dave & Buster's Ready to "Play" with IPO Dave & Buster's Ready to "Play" with IPO

Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc., the parent company of Dave & Buster's, Inc., an owner and operator of entertainment/dining venues, today announced that it has commenced the underwritten initial public offering of 5,882,353 shares of its common stock (the offering)

Dave & Buster's Files for IPO Dave & Buster's Files for IPO

Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc., the parent company of Dave and Buster's, Inc., an owner and operator of entertainment/dining venues, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the propo

Sales and Traffic Rose in July, Despite Bearish Outlook Sales and Traffic Rose in July, Despite Bearish Outlook

Due in part to a dampened outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) registered a modest decline in July. 

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