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A young restaurant entrepreneur has his eyes on the future | News, Sports, Jobs

TR FILE PHOTO Garrett Goodman, from Marshalltown, owns the Flying Elbow, 35 N. Center St. The building housing the restaurant was destroyed in the July 19 tornado and was demolished last week. The July 19 tornado brought down Garrett Goodman’s business, but not. After demolition, only the basement walls of The Flying Elbow, 25 N. […]

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Why private equity is good for the restaurant industry

Private equity investors can be infuriating. They have limited timeframes for ownership, which can come with a short-sighted view of a company’s future. They sometimes decide that a brand is better off as a cash cow than a brand that was primed for growth, keeping it alive only to pay off the huge debt, used […]