DineEquity, Inc., formerly known as IHOP Corporation, is an American company that franchises and operates IHOP and Applebee's restaurants. The company is headquartered in Glendale, California, and was founded in 1976 as IHOP until after it acquired Applebee's when it changed its corporate identity. International, Inc announced on July 16, 2007 that it intended to acquire the bar-and-grill chain Applebee's International, Inc. in an all-cash transaction that was valued at approximately US$2.1 billion. Under the deal, IHOP paid would pay $25.50 per share for Applebee's. IHOP stated it would franchise most of Applebee's 500 company-owned stores. In 2015, Applebee's had 2,033 restaurants overall worldwide, all operated by franchisees.
Julia Stewart, who originally worked as a waitress at IHOP and worked her way up through the restaurant industry, became Chief Executive Officer of IHOP Corporation. She had previously been President of Applebee’s, but left after being overlooked for that company's CEO position. She became CEO of IHOP in 2001, and returned to manage her old company due to the acquisition. She later stepped down as the CEO in March 2017.
|Key people||Richard Dahl, Chairman and Interim CEO Darren Rebelez, President IHOP John Cywinski, President Applebee's Daniel del Olmo, President International Bryan R. Adel, Senior Vice President, Legal, General Counsel and Secretary John B. Jakubek, Senior Vice President, Human Resources Greggory H. Kalvin, Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller|
|Founded||1976; 41 years ago (1976) (as IHOP Corporation) June 2, 2008; 8 years ago (2008-06-02) (as DineEquity)|
|Number of employees||200,000 team members (including franchisee-and company-operated restaurant employees)|
|Formerly called||IHOP Corporation (1976–2008)|
|Number of locations||3,716 in 20 countries (2015)|
NPS is a customer loyalty metric that measures customers’ willingness to not only return for another purchase or service but also make a recommendation to their family, friends or colleagues.
It is a powerful and effective technique, which can greatly increase a company's revenue if used properly.
The main advantages of NPS are close correlation with a company's growth and easy collection, interpretation and communication of the data.
Net Promoter Score is a number from -100 from 100.
Scores higher than 0 are typically considered to be good and scores above 50 are considered to be excellent.
The industry average for Consumer Services / Restaurants is 0.
The final Net Promoter Score of a company strongly depends on a context in which the satisfaction is measured.
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We have estimated the Net Promoter Score of DineEquity, Inc based on the publicly available information
including the sentiment of the company-related tweets, 3rd party reviews, and Alexa ratings.