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Meet the team that is working together to bring you 15 second posts to help you make sense of your financial world.

Phil Mangieri

Research Director

Phil founded NBE Media LLC (holding company for nobulleconomics.com) in 2022, serving as Research Director while also working at Restaurant Research (which he co-founded in 2000). Restaurant Research has grown into a trusted source of benchmarking analyses of the largest restaurant chains with clients that include the brands themselves, leading franchise finance players, large multi-unit franchisees, Wall Street analysts, private equity players active in the space and countless vendors that serve as important parts of the franchise finance eco system. Restaurant Research has also developed a large, research-based email marketing platform which provides key analyses and information to a large and growing audience.

Matt Mangieri

Research Analyst

Matt is a recent graduate of Ohio University where he graduated with honors with a dual major in Finance and Business Analytics. Before joining NBE Media, Matt worked as a financial analyst intern during his last semester at OU at the Fortune 500 company Westlake Chemicals Corp. Matt has his hands full researching story ideas, conducting financial analyses and handling the web, emails and social media.

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Jack in the Box Corporate Insights

Jack in the Box results reflected an improvement in: dining room openings (60% of system); innovation, upsell & add-ons sales; digital progress which is helping frequency; and late-night.

How to Circumvent Food Shortages?

The vulnerabilities of a long-distance supply chain have become very evident over the last couple of years, especially when it comes to farming.

This Week in Summary 11/18/2022

We want to spotlight Target this week which provides valuable insight on consumer spending.

How Would You Value the Federal Reserve?

Here is an idea: let’s take the Federal Reserve public in the world’s largest IPO.

How to Pass Along Inflationary Costs Without Losing Traffic?

Wendy’s is avoiding standardized menu price increases and turning to strategic increases designed not to price out lower income consumers.

Investors in Retail Stocks Think Consumers are Back

Recent retail stock gains would suggest that investors are confident in consumer strength, despite continuing inflationary issues.

Papa John’s & Chili’s Reveal the Plight of Cash Strapped Consumers

The relevant question remains whether consumers who are increasingly cash-strapped can be convinced to pay more for higher quality levels?

This Week in Summary 11/11/2022

Market melt up & the midterm elections

DoorDash’s Grip on Labor Costs is Funding New Investments

Doordash’s platform generated +10% of all restaurant industry sales.

3Q Results for Bloomin’, Texas Roadhouse & Cheesecake

Full serve restaurant sales performance is currently a function of customer demographics.

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