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Applebee’s to close up to 135 locations

News follows 6.2% dip in same-store-sales

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar expects to close as many as 135 restaurants  before the end of fiscal 2017, parent company, DineEquity, Inc. announced via its earnings report for the second quarter ended June 30.

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