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Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
DineEquity, Inc., together with its subsidiaries (referred to as the “Company,” “we,” “our” and “us,”), owns, franchises and operates two restaurant concepts: Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® (“Applebee's®”), in the bar and grill segment within the casual dining category of the restaurant industry, and International House of Pancakes® (“IHOP®”), in the family dining category of the restaurant industry. References herein to Applebee's and IHOP restaurants are to these two restaurant concepts, whether operated by franchisees, area licensees or by us. As of December 31, 2013, 99% of our 3,631 restaurants across both brands were franchised. We believe this highly franchised business model requires less capital investment and general and administrative overhead, generates higher gross profit margins and reduces the volatility of free cash flow performance, as compared to owning a significant number of company-operated restaurants. ... More ...