The news came out today that the parent company of Applebee's and IHOP are planning to close as many as 160 locations nationwide.

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Approximately 105 - 135 Applebee's and 20 - 25 IHOP locations could be gone. The reason appears to be that Applebee's locations seem to not be a favorite among casual dining consumers.

There are currently 3 Applebee's locations right here in Northern Colorado. Those locations are Loveland, Greeley and Fort Collins... But could we see one of those locations in Northern Colorado close? DineEquity, the parent company of Applebee's and IHOP as declined to state which locations will be closing.

 

Source: USA Today