Applebee’s, Disney, and Fandango team up for free INDIAN...
Dining - Online - Press Releases - Theatrical

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applebee’s is kicking off summer with a bang and offering guests the ultimate dinner and movie adventure with a FREE* Movie Ticket to Disney and Lucasfilm’s high...

Angelina Luspo
June 22, 2023

Dining Partnerships the Deserve a Seat at the Table in 2022
Dining - Gaming - Health & Beauty - Online - Partnership Blogs

Hungry for great examples of dining partnerships from 2022? We've got some great examples of memorable dining and QSR partnerships to whet your appetite! KFC Partners with Tinder for Tinder Tenders...

Sasha Villalobos
December 13, 2022

Summer Blockbuster Partnerships of 2022
Automotive - Beverages - CPG - Dining - Health & Beauty

Summer Blockbuster partnerships offer an great way for studios to promote and celebrate their new movie releases! Check out the following five unique and innovative movie partnerships and promotions f...

Nicholas Fox
December 7, 2022

Richer People Are Eating More at Applebee’s and IHOP

In the three months ending June 30, sales at the two chains, which are both owned by Dine Brands, grew about 6% to 8% among households earning over $75,000 per year, according to Dine (DIN) CEO John P...

August 10, 2022

Applebee’s Spices up Date Night with Lip Gloss, ‘Datea...
CPG - Dining - Health & Beauty

Applebee’s has partnered with makeup and skincare brand Winky Lux to launch Saucy Gloss, a collection of wing sauce-inspired lip glosses. The campaign is timed to National Wing Day and National Lips...

Marketing Dive
July 29, 2022

Applebee’s Teams Up with Paramount Pictures to Offer Gue...
Dining - Press Releases - Theatrical

GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applebee’s is soaring into summer and teaming up with the highly anticipated Paramount Pictures film, Top Gun: Maverick, only in theatres May 27, to take dinner an...

Angelina Luspo
May 19, 2022

Applebee’s CMO on Embracing Everything From ’80s N...
Branding - Dining

Last month Applebee's unveiled its "Here's to The Regulars" campaign, a series of 15-, 30- and 60-second ads that highlight real-life regular customers for the first time.

February 14, 2022

Olive Garden, Applebee’s, IHOP & Cheesecake Factory...

Some of America's favorite local dining spots including Olive Garden, Applebee's, and IHOP are being forced to dial back on online ordering and delivery options because of staffing shortages. John Pe...

Business Insider
November 29, 2021

Dining & Entertainment Partnerships That Broke the Mold i...
CPG - Dining - Esports - Gaming - Music

From film releases to music collabs and gaming executions, entertainment companies and brands are getting even more creative with how they're activating dining and QSR partnerships! Take a look at ...

Abby Calcara
October 22, 2021

IHOP Explores Virtual Brands & New Loyalty Program

IHOP plans to launch a new loyalty program in Q4 and is evaluating the addition of virtual brands, IHOP president Jay Johns said. After stalling growth plans and seeing sales declines during the pande...

August 6, 2021

The Cheesecake Factory is Launching a Rewards Program

The Cheesecake Factory broke the news of the new plan. "Pre-COVID, we were evaluating upgrades and enhancements to our marketing and technology platform, including the potential launch of a rewards pr...

Food & Wine
August 2, 2021

Applebee’s Launches Ghost Kitchen Pilot in 3 Cities

Applebee's President John Cywinski said the company has launched a ghost kitchen pilot with one Los Angeles location, two locations in Philadelphia and one soon to open in Miami. The outposts are mean...

Restaurant Dive
March 4, 2021

Applebee’s Debuts New Cosmic Wings Concept With Cheetos ...
Dining - Online

Keep the wet naps handy. There’s a new way to get a Cheetos and chicken wing fix at the same time. Cheetos-flavored chicken wings and cheese bites, which are like fried cheese curds, are on the men...

USA Today
February 17, 2021

BJ’s Restaurants Ramps Up Its Beer Club & Virtual R...
Beverages - Branding - Dining

BJ’s Restaurants is intensifying its exploration of new ventures, including its subscription “beer club” and a virtual concept called Slow Roast. The beer club, where “members” pay $30 for ...

Restaurant Business Online
February 16, 2021

Ghost Kitchens & Delivery-only Too Popular for Their Own ...
Branding - Dining

Every success story seems to generate a new wave of copycats. Applebee’s and Bloomin’ Brands are among the full-service restaurant chains that have decided to step into the arena and create their ...

February 2, 2021

Why is Subway Closing More Locations Than Any Other Restaurant
Dining - Retail

The chain sandwich shop closed more stores than it opened in 2016, closed another 900 plus stores in 2017, and over 1,000 in 2018 and 2019. In 2020, they had already closed a few locations early in th...

Reader's Digest
December 23, 2020

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