While struggling with an activist investor and a challenging economy, Sandra Cochran, who took over Monday as chief executive of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc., outlined plans for the family-dining chain’s future. Just a day before Cracker Barrel released its fourth-quarter earnings, which showed net income had fallen 36 percent, the company’s largest shareholder, Biglari Holdings Inc., amped up its fight for a board seat with Cracker Barrel with a letter to shareholders ...

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