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Denny’s Restaurants Hit a Grand Slam in 2015

Denny's diner
Photo by Don Sniegowski

SPARTANBURG, S.C.— Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) reported a grand slam for 2015. In its preliminary financial report issued January 11, it reported that its franchised restaurants grew 5.7 percent in same-restaurant sales, while Denny's company-owned restaurants grew a giant-sized 6.5 percent. It is the restaurant chain's highest annual same-store sales growth in over a decade.

Multi-Unit Franchise Owner Credits Staff and His California City for Success

Starting in 2006, David Beshay is now the owner of over 200 franchise restaurants under the umbrella of three brands: Jack in the Box, Denny's and Corner Bakery Cafes.

Veterans Day Deals

Many restaurants and merchants, including franchises, are offering free meals or discounts tomorrow,  Veterans Day (Tuesday, November 11, 2014). A few have already started their offers, while some are waiting until next week Monday.

Despite Positive Signs at Denny’s and IHOP, Midscale Still Drops

SPARTANBURG, S.C. and GLENDALE, Calif. – The two largest players in the midscale restaurant segment reported a positive increase in same store sales, despite the segment's continued contraction.

IHOP Sizzles While Applebee’s Burns

IHOP door sign
Photo by BMM

GLENDALE, Calif.—Last week Thursday DineEquity Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP restaurants, announced financial results for the first quarter of 2014. Same-restaurant sales in the United States grew 3.9 percent over 1Q 2013 at IHOP while dropping 0.5% at Applebee's.

Denny’s Sales Continue to Climb in First Quarter

Denny's sign, photo taken by Don Sniegowski
A Denny's sign in Kentucky. Photo by D Sniegowski

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Denny's Corporation (Nasdaq:DENN) reported on April 28 that same restaurant sales in the United States increased 1.8 percent in its first quarter ending March 26, 2014. Denny's company-owned restaurants increased in same restaurant sales by a grand 3.2 percent compared to a quite respectable 1.5 percent increase in domestic franchised restaurants.

Giant IHOP Leads Family Dining in 2013

IHOP mug
An IHOP mug. Photo by Thomas Hawk

GLENDALE, Calif. – The parent company of IHOP, DineEquity Inc. (NYSE:DIN), announced last Wednesday that IHOP same-restaurant sales growth for 2013 increased by 2.4 percent over 2012.

Wearing Tie Gets Job At Denny's

The tieDressing well can get you a job at Denny's. And free food, if you cook fast.

Salad, Soup Demand Grows

Denny's CranApple Chicken Salad
Denny's CranApple Chicken Salad, photo/Denny's web

CHICAGO — 61 percent of consumers now order soup at least occasionally during restaurant visits, according to national foodservice researcher Technomic Inc.

Denny's Wins Sanctions After 16 Year-Long Suit

Attorneys suing Denny's and their franchisees were ordered to pay $387,783 in sanctions after Denny's prevailed in a 16 year-long suit.