Corporate News http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44084/more en Counterpoint: Steak ‘n Shake proxy battle http://nrn.com/opinions/counterpoint-steak-n-shake-proxy-battle <div class="node-body article-body">A response to NRN's coverage of the proxy fight at Biglari Holdings</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/counterpoint-steak-n-shake-proxy-battle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/counterpoint-steak-n-shake-proxy-battle#comments Corporate News Opinions Steak n Shake Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:30:00 +0000 129681 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Finance Watch: Investors pushing McDonald’s on real estate spin-off http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-investors-pushing-mcdonald-s-real-estate-spin <div class="field-deck"> Longtime push has accelerated following a difficult 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Longtime push has accelerated following a difficult 2014</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-investors-pushing-mcdonald-s-real-estate-spin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-investors-pushing-mcdonald-s-real-estate-spin#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service McDonald's Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:21:00 +0000 129601 at http://nrn.com <p>Investors are pushing McDonald&rsquo;s Corp. to spin off its real estate, but there are concerns about the impact on McDonald&rsquo;s franchising business.</p> Getty Images How much change will Easterbrook make? http://nrn.com/blog/how-much-change-will-easterbrook-make <div class="node-body blog-body">McDonald's Corp. appears willing to look at major changes in an effort to lift sales under new CEO Steve Easterbrook, but the full extent of those changes remains uncertain.</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/how-much-change-will-easterbrook-make" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/how-much-change-will-easterbrook-make#comments Corporate News Quick Service Reporter&#039;s Notebook Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:06:00 +0000 129581 at http://nrn.com Proxy advisory firms give Biglari a win http://nrn.com/corporate-news/proxy-advisory-firms-give-biglari-win <div class="node-body article-body">Shareholders shouldn’t vote for Biglari Holdings board nominees on either side, says one firm</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/proxy-advisory-firms-give-biglari-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/proxy-advisory-firms-give-biglari-win#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:31:00 +0000 129531 at http://nrn.com Sonic 2Q profit surges 86.6% http://nrn.com/corporate-news/sonic-2q-profit-surges-866 <div class="field-deck"> Drive-in chain’s same-store sales rise 11.5% </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drive-in chain’s same-store sales rise 11.5%</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/sonic-2q-profit-surges-866" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/sonic-2q-profit-surges-866#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Sonic Drive-In Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:30:00 +0000 129321 at http://nrn.com Taco Bell CEO: 2015 plans include delivery http://nrn.com/corporate-news/taco-bell-ceo-2015-plans-include-delivery <div class="node-body article-body">CEO Brian Niccol reveals what’s next for the brand</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/taco-bell-ceo-2015-plans-include-delivery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/taco-bell-ceo-2015-plans-include-delivery#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Taco Bell Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:01:00 +0000 129251 at http://nrn.com <p>Brian Niccol, CEO</p> Photo courtesy of Taco Bell The Melting Pot creates financing program for franchisees http://nrn.com/corporate-news/melting-pot-creates-financing-program-franchisees <div class="node-body article-body">Loans to help general managers buy their own locations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/melting-pot-creates-financing-program-franchisees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/melting-pot-creates-financing-program-franchisees#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:51:00 +0000 129211 at http://nrn.com <p>The Melting Pot Arrowhead, AZ location</p> Photo courtesy of The Melting Pot The end of the casual dining discount era http://nrn.com/blog/end-casual-dining-discount-era <div class="node-body blog-body">Several casual dining chains are ending discount strategies in order to lure a more profitable customer base.</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/end-casual-dining-discount-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/end-casual-dining-discount-era#comments Corporate News Same-store sales Reporter&#039;s Notebook Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:36:00 +0000 129141 at http://nrn.com Darden: Stronger sales, lower expenses boost 3Q results http://nrn.com/corporate-news/darden-stronger-sales-lower-expenses-boost-3q-results <div class="node-body article-body">Net income rises 22.6 percent during the quarter</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/darden-stronger-sales-lower-expenses-boost-3q-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/darden-stronger-sales-lower-expenses-boost-3q-results#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:09:00 +0000 129131 at http://nrn.com Was Steak 'n Shake nearly insolvent in 2008? http://nrn.com/blog/was-steak-n-shake-nearly-insolvent-2008 <div class="node-body blog-body">Biglari Holdings says in a recent filing with the SEC that Steak 'n Shake was 90 days from insolvency when Sardar Biglari took over as CEO. </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/was-steak-n-shake-nearly-insolvent-2008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/was-steak-n-shake-nearly-insolvent-2008#comments Corporate News Same-store sales Reporter&#039;s Notebook Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:49:00 +0000 129001 at http://nrn.com