Brinker International

Brinker Turns Focus From Digital to Physical to Boost Profits
Brinker Turns Focus From Digital to Physical to Boost Profits
January 31, 2024  |  Earnings

As casual dining brands look to balance the needs of meeting omnichannel demand and protecting their margins, Chili’s owner Brinker International is turning its focus...

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Chili’s Parent Brinker Reports Growth Driven by Value and Customer Experience
Chili’s Parent Brinker Reports Growth Driven by Value and Customer Experience
November 01, 2023  |  Earnings

Brinker International, the parent company of casual restaurant chains Chili’s and Maggiano’s, reported strong performance and growth for the quarter ended Sept. 27. During a Wednesday (Nov. 1)...

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Financially Secure Customers Spring for Full-Service Dining
Financially Secure Customers Spring for Full-Service Dining
September 18, 2023  |  Consumer Insights

As consumers manage their food spending amid budgetary pressures, those with cash to burn are happy to splurge on table-service dining, while those without a...

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Restaurants Rethink Their Channel Strategy Amid Ongoing Margin Pressure
Restaurants Rethink Their Channel Strategy Amid Ongoing Margin Pressure
September 01, 2023  |  Restaurant Roundup

This week in restaurant news, TGI Fridays looks to boost on-premises sales, Del Taco opens its first drive-thru-only store and Panera Bread looks to manage...

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Restaurants Harness Ghost Kitchen Learnings to Boost Omnichannel Performance
Restaurants Harness Ghost Kitchen Learnings to Boost Omnichannel Performance
August 30, 2023  |  Restaurant innovation

Restaurant chain Dog Haus has become the latest brand to tap expertise from the ghost kitchen world to give the brand the competitive edge in...

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Consumers See Restaurants Getting Stingier With Discounts Amid Inflation 
Consumers See Restaurants Getting Stingier With Discounts Amid Inflation 
August 18, 2023  |  Restaurant Roundup

As food inflation puts pressure on restaurant margins, consumers have noticed restaurants scaling down their deals and promotions.   By the Numbers  Of more than 1,800...

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Chili’s Adds Virtual Brand to Core Menu to Combat Traffic Decline
Chili’s Adds Virtual Brand to Core Menu to Combat Traffic Decline
August 16, 2023  |  Restaurant innovation

With Chili’s seeing its customers pull back amid continued restaurant inflation, the chain is taking its virtual brand into the physical world to draw customers into stores....

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Consumers Don’t Trust Delivery Bots to Get It Right
Consumers Don’t Trust Delivery Bots to Get It Right
July 26, 2023  |  Delivery

As aggregators and restaurants start to test drones and sidewalk rovers to reduce the labor cost of on-demand delivery, consumers are not convinced they can...

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More Than Half of Restaurant Customers Now Use Loyalty Programs
More Than Half of Restaurant Customers Now Use Loyalty Programs
April 13, 2023  |  Loyalty & Rewards

Restaurants’ efforts to drive loyalty adoption are working, with most consumers now engaged. By the Numbers Research from PYMNTS’ March study, “Connected Dining: Consumers Like...

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