NEW YORK Despite choppy results for the casual-dining segment in February overall, positive sales trends were reported for the latter two weeks of the month and analysts are upgrading future outlooks for key brands. Major restaurant companies like Brinker International Inc., Darden Restaurants Inc. and Ruby Tuesday Inc. also have started to cite improved sales and traffic trends, leading some to question whether this may be the long-awaited turnaround in casual dining. “Casual-dining sales ...

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