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Sweetgreen files its IPO

Photo: Shutterstock Four months after announcing its IPO, Sweetgreen officially filed its initial public offering on Monday. The 140-unit quick and casual salad chain, which becomes the fifth restaurant brand to go public so far this year, said it would be listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trade …

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Franchisees buy Rapid Fired Pizza

Logo courtesy of Rapid Fired Pizza Fast food chain Rapid Fired Pizza has been bought up by a few of its franchisees, the company said on Friday. Pie Guys Restaurants, with industry veteran Mike Kern as CEO and Chairman and Chip Hurst as Director of Development, acquired the 33-unit concept …

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Investment firm takes minority stake in Toppers Pizza

Photo: Shutterstock An investment firm has bought a minority stake in Whitewater, Wisconsin-based Toppers Pizza, the chain said on Tuesday. The “long-term minority equity investment” came from Great Plains Capital LLC, an investment firm based in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. The amount of the funding was not disclosed, but Toppers said …

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Amergent Hospitality Group Inc. at the Dawson James Small Cap Growth conference on October 21 | New

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amergent Hospitality Group Inc. (OTCQB: AMHG) (“Amergent” or the “Company”), owner, operator and franchisor of several nationally recognized restaurant brands , today announced that Company CEO Michael Pruitt will provide an overview of the company at the 6th Annual Dawson James …

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