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INSIDER - Applebee's made the best comeback of 2018. Here's how the restaurant chain turned around.

INSIDER - Applebee's made the best comeback of 2018. Here's how the restaurant chain turned around.

  • TV-G
  • 2019
  • 5mins
After years of struggling 2017 looked like the end for Applebee's. The restaurant chain rose to popularity in the 1990s thanks to its affordable menu but had a tough time drawing diners back in following the 2008 recession. It tried to reinvent itself to appeal to millennial diners but failed. However in 2018 Applebee's made a shocking comeback. Here's how the company is using new leadership cheap drinks and a return to its roots to turn its sales around.