Latest Headlines http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44071/more en Darden CEO, chairman stepping down http://nrn.com/people/darden-ceo-chairman-stepping-down <div class="field-deck"> The company says it will split the two roles held by Clarence Otis Jr. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company says it will split the two roles held by Clarence Otis Jr.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/darden-ceo-chairman-stepping-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/darden-ceo-chairman-stepping-down#comments Latest Headlines People Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:06:00 +0000 112811 at http://nrn.com <p>Clarence Otis Jr.</p> Restaurant Finance Watch: What Chipotle, El Pollo Loco have in common http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-what-chipotle-el-pollo-loco-have-common <div class="node-body article-body">NRN finance expert Lisa Jennings breaks down what you need to know this week </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-what-chipotle-el-pollo-loco-have-common" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-what-chipotle-el-pollo-loco-have-common#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Chipotle El Pollo Loco Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:59:00 +0000 112781 at http://nrn.com ‘Meat’ Arby’s new marketing campaign, LTO http://nrn.com/arbys/meat-arby-s-new-marketing-campaign-lto <div class="field-deck"> Sandwich brand launches Mega Meat Stacks with new creative </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sandwich brand launches Mega Meat Stacks with new creative</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/arbys/meat-arby-s-new-marketing-campaign-lto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/arbys/meat-arby-s-new-marketing-campaign-lto#comments Arby's Latest Headlines Quick Service Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:29:00 +0000 112791 at http://nrn.com Darden completes $2.1 billion Red Lobster sale http://nrn.com/red-lobster/darden-completes-21-billion-red-lobster-sale <div class="field-deck"> Chairman Otis calls transaction a milestone, but says work remains at Olive Garden </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chairman Otis calls transaction a milestone, but says work remains at Olive Garden</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/red-lobster/darden-completes-21-billion-red-lobster-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/red-lobster/darden-completes-21-billion-red-lobster-sale#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines Red Lobster Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:53:00 +0000 112761 at http://nrn.com Report: Wendy’s testing customizable burgers http://nrn.com/wendys/report-wendy-s-testing-customizable-burgers <div class="field-deck"> Chain joins McDonald’s in quest to bring fast-casual touch to QSR </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chain joins McDonald’s in quest to bring fast-casual touch to QSR</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/wendys/report-wendy-s-testing-customizable-burgers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/wendys/report-wendy-s-testing-customizable-burgers#comments Latest Headlines Quick Service Wendy's Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:31:00 +0000 112751 at http://nrn.com Applebee’s teams with Flixster to help moviegoers find restaurants http://nrn.com/applebees/applebee-s-teams-flixster-help-moviegoers-find-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Casual-dining company provides location info for popular movie app</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/applebees/applebee-s-teams-flixster-help-moviegoers-find-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/applebees/applebee-s-teams-flixster-help-moviegoers-find-restaurants#comments Casual Dining Applebee's Latest Headlines Technology Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 112691 at http://nrn.com El Pollo Loco gets strong first-day pop with IPO http://nrn.com/corporate-news/el-pollo-loco-gets-strong-first-day-pop-ipo <div class="field-deck"> Stock price up 66 percent by late afternoon trading </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stock price up 66 percent by late afternoon trading</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/el-pollo-loco-gets-strong-first-day-pop-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/el-pollo-loco-gets-strong-first-day-pop-ipo#comments Finance Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:41:00 +0000 112711 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Operations Watch: Dealing with 'Burrito Creep' http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/restaurant-operations-watch-dealing-burrito-creep <div class="node-body article-body">NRN operations expert Ron Ruggless breaks down what you need to know this week </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/restaurant-operations-watch-dealing-burrito-creep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/restaurant-operations-watch-dealing-burrito-creep#comments Latest Headlines Technology Chipotle Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:00:00 +0000 110681 at http://nrn.com Starbucks: Food sales boost traffic, average check http://nrn.com/starbucks-coffee/starbucks-food-sales-boost-traffic-average-check <div class="field-deck"> Chain to test mobile ordering, paying ahead for pickup later this year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chain to test mobile ordering, paying ahead for pickup later this year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/starbucks-coffee/starbucks-food-sales-boost-traffic-average-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/starbucks-coffee/starbucks-food-sales-boost-traffic-average-check#comments Latest Headlines Quick Service Starbucks Coffee Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:17:00 +0000 112701 at http://nrn.com Feeding the fracking boom http://nrn.com/franchising/feeding-fracking-boom <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant chains experience growth in smaller towns producing new energy</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/feeding-fracking-boom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/feeding-fracking-boom#comments Franchising Latest Headlines Operations Registration Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:37:00 +0000 112681 at http://nrn.com <p>Smoke, the Burger Joint had to adjust operations to fit Carrollton, Ohio&#39;s market filled with natural-gas workers.</p>