Così Inc. has struggled since the recession, and now a war of words between the company’s board of directors and shareholder investor Brad Blum is heating up. On Sept. 27, Blum, who owns 6.8 percent of Così’s shares through his investment fund, BLUM Growth Fund LLC, sent a letter to shareholders calling for a new board of directors and offering his services as chief executive and chairman for an annual salary of $1. Blum, who ran Olive Garden in the ’90s and ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to the NRN Digital and Print access package, for only a small additional amount, you can get NRN All Access, which includes premium reports such as the annual NRN Top 200 data. Either way, we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!