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What the Q3 earnings tell us about the state of restaurants

Summarizing the quarterly earnings of major restaurant companies


Welcome to First Bite, a Nation’s Restaurant News podcast, your daily source of news from NRN hosted by Holly Petre.

Today, we’re talking about what we learned from Q3 restaurant earnings.

Earnings time is like Christmas for financial analysts and for restaurant reporters as well. It’s a time when restaurants report their earnings, and we get to cover an endless stream of quarterly statements from brands who have either done well or not so well over the past three months.

During the third quarter of this year, we saw trends emerge, like we previously talked about with Alicia Kelso about chains returning energy to the city, among others that I won’t spoil for you in this episode featuring managing editor Leigh Anne Zinsmeister.

So, stick around for our learnings from the third quarter earnings report from restaurants.

Plus, catch up on all the top news of the day with our daily news recap at the beginning of each episode.

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