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Partnerships, IPO Update, Factory Openings, Investors Conferences and New Appointments - Research Report on Texas Roadhouse, Potbelly, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Fiesta Restaurant Group, and Papa John's

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Texas Roadhouse Inc. (NASDAQ: TXRH), Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ: PBPB), Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD), Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRGI) and Papa John's International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Texas Roadhouse Inc. Research Report

On October 15, 2013, Texas Roadhouse Inc. (Texas Roadhouse) announced that it has entered into a partnership  with Nashville recording artist Ayla Brown. The Company stated that Brown's winsome patriotic song, "Pride of America," co-written by Brown, Charlie Hutto and Courtney Dashe, will be the highlight of every Texas Roadhouse jukebox all over America. Texas Roadhouse added that throughout the year the guests will also have the chance to meet Brown at free meet and greet events at the restaurant all year round. Travis Doster, Senior Director of Public Relations, commented, "Texas Roadhouse has a long history of supporting rising country music artists. A lot of Ayla's music promotes the U.S. military, which aligns perfectly with the Texas Roadhouse tradition of supporting those who protect our country." The Full Research Report on Texas Roadhouse Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/2078_TXRH]

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Potbelly Corporation Research Report

On October 9, 2013, Potbelly Corporation (Potbelly) reported the closing of its previously announced initial public offering of c.8.6 million shares of common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share, including c. 1.1 million shares of common stock issued upon the exercise in full of the underwriters' option to purchase additional shares. Potbelly informed that the Company sold c.8.5 shares of common stock and certain stockholders sold 150,131 shares of common stock. The Company stated that it received c.$108.8 million as net proceeds from the offering,  after deducting the underwriting discount and other estimated offering expenses. Potbelly informed that it plans to utilize the net earnings from the sale of its shares to pay a previously declared cash dividend of c.$49.9 million on shares outstanding prior to the offering, to repay borrowings of c.$14.0 million under its credit facility and for working capital and general corporate purposes. The Full Research Report on Potbelly Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/c388_PBPB]

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. Research Report  

On October 23, 2013, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (Krispy Kreme) announced that the Company is opening  a new Doughnut Factory at 5768 Buford Hwy NE Doraville, Georgia on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 12:00a.m. The Company informed that in the grand opening celebration of the factory, Krispy Kreme offers free doughnuts for a year and commemorative t-shirts to the first 100 guests in line. Cindy Bay, Senior Vice President of US Franchises and Company Stores for Krispy Kreme, commented, "We are extremely excited to bring this newly constructed and updated shop to our loyal Doraville area doughnut and coffee fans." The Full Research Report on Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/bc04_KKD]

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Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. Research Report

On October 21, 2013, Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (Fiesta) announced that it will release its Q3 2013 financial results on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 after the market hours.  The Company informed that it will also hold a conference call to discuss the quarterly results on the same day at 4:30 PM ET, which will be hosted by Tim Taft, President and CEO, and Lynn Schweinfurth, Vice President and CFO of the Fiesta. Fiesta stated that a live webcast of the conference call and replay of the same will be available at the investor relations section on the Company website. The Full Research Report on Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/2db7_FRGI]

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Papa John's International Inc. Research Report

On October 10, 2013, Papa John's International Inc. (Papa John's) announced the appointment of Bob Kraut as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. According to the Company, Kraut in his new role, will report to Papa John's President and Chief Operating Officer, Tony Thompson. The Company informed that prior to his new role, Bob served as Senior Vice President, Brand Marketing and Advertising, at Arby's Restaurant Group, where he was overseeing Arby's total "go-to-market" activities, including platform and menu marketing, calendar development, national TV and print advertising, digital and social media. Thompson commented, "We are excited to welcome Bob to Papa John's. Bob has significant restaurant industry experience and has proven himself a progressive marketing executive. I am confident in his ability to move the brand forward and to help Papa John's to continue to gain market share." The Full Research Report on Papa John's International Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/47e5_PZZA]

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