Casual dining

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Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away
Technology

Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away

The casual-dining giant wants you to play and pay with its shiny, new tablets. Not yours, and specifically not on Tuesdays. Check, please.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Making of a Multi-Unit Franchise Maven
Franchises

The Making of a Multi-Unit Franchise Maven

Don't just hang up a single sign--build an empire. Here's how one franchisee did it.
Tracy Stapp Herold
'Breastaurants' Ring Up Big Profits
Marketing

'Breastaurants' Ring Up Big Profits

Restaurants that woo men with attractive waitresses, big beer selections & giant TVs are winning loyal customers--and raking in revenues.