Corporate http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44070/more en Franchisee MarLu to purchase 22 TGI Fridays http://nrn.com/franchising/franchisee-marlu-purchase-22-tgi-fridays <div class="field-deck"> Deal is part of a refranchising effort </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Deal is part of a refranchising effort</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/franchisee-marlu-purchase-22-tgi-fridays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/franchisee-marlu-purchase-22-tgi-fridays#comments Casual Dining Corporate Franchising Latest Headlines T.G.I. Friday's Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:43:00 +0000 118931 at http://nrn.com <p>The bar at a new-look TGI Fridays in Addison, Texas</p> Ron Ruggless Can Noodles, Potbelly stocks recover? http://nrn.com/blog/can-noodles-potbellys-stock-recover <div class="node-body blog-body">The stock prices for last year's two big IPOs, Noodles & Company and Potbelly Corporation, have struggled over the past year as their sales have disappointed. But an analyst gives the stocks hope for recovery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/can-noodles-potbellys-stock-recover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/can-noodles-potbellys-stock-recover#comments Corporate Markets Fast Casual Same-store sales Reporter&#039;s Notebook Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:54:00 +0000 118741 at http://nrn.com Will Tim Hortons help Burger King's breakfast? http://nrn.com/blog/will-tim-hortons-help-burger-kings-breakfast <div class="node-body blog-body">Burger King's proposed $11.4 billion merger with Tim Hortons could do something it has been unable to do for years: Improve its success at breakfast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/will-tim-hortons-help-burger-kings-breakfast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/will-tim-hortons-help-burger-kings-breakfast#comments Corporate Mergers-Acquisitions Quick Service Reporter&#039;s Notebook Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:32:00 +0000 118331 at http://nrn.com Three things chains need before an IPO http://nrn.com/blog/three-things-chains-need-ipo <div class="node-body blog-body">Three recommendations from an IPO expert on what investors are looking for in growth restaurant chains that go public. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/three-things-chains-need-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/three-things-chains-need-ipo#comments Corporate Markets Mergers-Acquisitions Reporter&#039;s Notebook Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:45:00 +0000 118241 at http://nrn.com Expect more restaurant IPOs http://nrn.com/corporate-news/expect-more-restaurant-ipos <div class="node-body article-body">Chains will keep going public thanks to strong valuations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/expect-more-restaurant-ipos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/expect-more-restaurant-ipos#comments Corporate Corporate News Markets Latest Headlines Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:52:00 +0000 118171 at http://nrn.com Photo: Thinkstock Here's a big reason McDonald's is losing share http://nrn.com/blog/heres-big-reason-mcdonalds-losing-share <div class="node-body blog-body">Chick-fil-A has taken market share from McDonald's thanks to its success with families.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/heres-big-reason-mcdonalds-losing-share" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/heres-big-reason-mcdonalds-losing-share#comments Consumer Trends Corporate Quick Service Reporter&#039;s Notebook Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:29:00 +0000 118131 at http://nrn.com Bill Simon returns to Darden's board http://nrn.com/blog/bill-simon-returns-dardens-board <div class="node-body blog-body">Darden’s newest board member is an old board member</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/bill-simon-returns-dardens-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/bill-simon-returns-dardens-board#comments Casual Dining Corporate People Reporter&#039;s Notebook Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:07:00 +0000 118041 at http://nrn.com Darden names Gene Lee interim CEO http://nrn.com/people/darden-names-gene-lee-interim-ceo <div class="field-deck"> Company to begin search for permanent replacement to longtime CEO Clarence Otis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company to begin search for permanent replacement to longtime CEO Clarence Otis</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/darden-names-gene-lee-interim-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/darden-names-gene-lee-interim-ceo#comments Corporate Latest Headlines People Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:00:00 +0000 117861 at http://nrn.com Analysts cautious on new Darden board's plans http://nrn.com/corporate/analysts-cautious-new-darden-boards-plans <div class="node-body article-body">Industry watchers express concern over leadership changes, real estate plans</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate/analysts-cautious-new-darden-boards-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate/analysts-cautious-new-darden-boards-plans#comments Casual Dining Corporate Latest Headlines Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:50:00 +0000 117691 at http://nrn.com Darden board ousted http://nrn.com/corporate/darden-board-ousted <div class="field-deck"> The slate from activist investor Starboard Value takes all 12 seats on board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The slate from activist investor Starboard Value takes all 12 seats on board</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate/darden-board-ousted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate/darden-board-ousted#comments Casual Dining Corporate Latest Headlines LongHorn Steakhouse Olive Garden Red Lobster Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:17:00 +0000 117641 at http://nrn.com