Catherine R. Cobb

Catherine
R. Cobb
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Operators’ eternal optimism may work as double-edged sword in tough times 
Recently, I was jogging through a quiet residential neighborhood in Boca Raton, Fla., during a...
President, five other execs exit Raving Brands 
ATLANTA Daryl Dollinger has succeeded Stephen M. LaMastra as president of Raving Brands in...
BK experiments with Whopper Bar concept 
MIAMI Burger King said it would introduce franchisees to a downsized alternative restaurant concept called...
Outback pushes LTO with discounts 
TAMPA Fla. Outback Steakhouse is packing newspapers this week with 10 million inserts offering $5...
Fla. groups at odds over meal tax 
TALLAHASSEE Fla. Two hospitality industry associations have squared off over the suggested imposition of a...
CEOs, COOs dissect technology and technologists 
ATLANTA Concerned that its speed of service was putting it at a disadvantage compared...
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Apr 23, 2015
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McDonald's performance is worse than you think 1

McDonald's U.S. same-store sales fell 2.6 percent in the first quarter. But factor out breakfast, and the number is worse....More
Apr 23, 2015
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Fertitta plans 10-acre Houston development, 1st Mastro’s in Texas

The development will combine a luxury hotel with offices and residential and retail offerings....More

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