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In an attempt to drive shareholder value, according to a company release, Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEN), is exploring strategic alternatives for Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc., including a sale of the brand. A quick-service sandwich chain, Arby's operates nearly 3,700 restaurants. In contrast, Wendy's operates 6,500 restaurants in more than 20 companies.
Fcusing on international growth, Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM - News) has placed its Long John Silver's and A&W All-American Food Restaurants for sale. The company has also begun the process to identify a buyer.
|Seating||70–95 (inside), 12–20 (outside)||120–164, none outside typically|
|Staff||5–9 per shift||10–15 per shift|
|Construction||50–60 days||90–110 days|
|Hours of Op.||7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (varies by location)||24 hours daily|
In keeping with the trend toward smaller, more efficient and flexible fast-casual restaurants, Denny's Café combines contemporary interior design and precise equipment placement to leverage the traditional Denny's brand.