Applebee’s locations are disappearing across the US.
On Thursday, executives announced that the chain plans to close between 105 and 135 locations this year.
In March, Applebee’s said that it planned to close 40 to 60 locations in 2017. In 2016, Applebee’s closed 46 locations.
Dine Equity, which also owns IHOP, reported that its net income in the second quarter was $20.9 million, down from $26.4 million in the same quarter last year. Applebee’s same-store sales decreased 7% in the quarter.
Executives blamed difficulties in part on Applebee’s attempt to win over millennial diners.
“Over the past few years, the brand’s set out…