Jack in the Box’s turnaround efforts are taking hold, but beef and other commodity costs are expected to continue to pressure margins into fiscal year 2012, company officials said Thursday. In a call to analysts following a mixed report of third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, Linda Lang, chair and chief executive of San Diego-based Jack in the Box Inc., said she was very pleased that same-store sales at company-owned locations for the namesake quick-service chain were up 4.7 ...

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