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3Q: Disappointing News For Restaurant Industry

The downturn for most of the restaurant industry continued during September. Same-store sales were negative for the fourth consecutive month and chain restaurants endured another period of declining guest counts. Even restaurant job growth, which until recently had been posting solid gains, dropped considerably. This insight comes from data reported by TDn2K through The Restaurant

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Why Your Restaurant Might Be Worth More (…Or Less) Than You Think

When a large, public companies or middle market business is considering an exit, they often use a multiple of EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) to determine a sale price for their business. But what about smaller, independent or multi-unit restaurants? This brings us to SDE (Seller’s Discretionary Earnings), which can be defined

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