Is the Applebee’s Dollarita Too Good to Be True?

Last year, the restaurant chain rolled out $1 Margaritas across the country-and it turns a profit on every single one. Source: https://punchdrink.com/ JASON HORN APRIL 5, 2019 Applebee’s has had a rough few years. As it strains towards its 40th birthday in 2020, the “Neighborhood Grill + Bar” chain closed more than 100 locations in…

Update on behalf of Breakthru Beverage Group and RNDC

Source: Res Publica April 5, 2019 Republic National Distribution Company and Breakthru Beverage Group today jointly announced that the proposed business combination of the two companies has been terminated and the related Hart-Scott-Rodino filing with the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been withdrawn. While both companies were optimistic about the prospects of the…

Pritzker signs Tobacco 21 measure into law

Illinois will become the eight state to raise the legal age to 21 to buy or use tobacco products after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed new legislation into law Sunday afternoon. Flanked by lawmakers and public health advocates in Chicago, Pritzker signed the Tobacco 21 bill, which goes into effect July 1. The new law raises…