ATLANTA -- Banners, billboards, blinking signs and waiters at casual-dining restaurants are spreading the word: Takeout is in. This segment, which includes such chains as Chili's, TGI Friday's and Bennigan's that have built their business on eat-in dining, has seen sales fall over the last year, and that's what's spurring the takeout focus, industry experts told SN. "Chili's To Go" billboards have sprung up in a number of areas, and in Kennesaw, Ga., right on restaurant row, a huge, ...
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