(Continued from page 2) Carlson, the Minneapolis-based parent company of the TGI Friday’s casual-dining chain, said in November it was undertaking a corporate review of strategic alternatives, including a possible sale. Carrolton, Texas-based Friday’s operates about 920 restaurants in more than 60 nations and pioneered the so-called “fern bar” segment when the first unit opened in 1965. Nick Shepherd, Friday’s president and chief executive, said in ...

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