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2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Red Lobster tries to attract different clientele

Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Dining, Restaurant Management, Orlando, FL

6 hrs ago | KRON 4

Red Lobster Hopes Fancy Plates Could Save Business

But Red Lobster is making some big changes, pulling back from deep discounting and presenting food on the plate in a more vertical fashion, in the manner of upscale restaurants, rather than with fish, rice and vegetables positioned separately on the plate.

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Related Topix: Seafood, Life, Restaurant Management

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Snapshot: Toyota tops in sales + The "single unhealthiest" restaurant meal

Low: 65. Click here for more weather information. * Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicle sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen , reports The Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, eBay, Startups, Life, Food, Nutrition, Restaurant Management

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Darden investor responds to 'overdue' resignation of CEO Clarence Otis Jr.

The resignation of Darden Restaurants Inc. Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis Jr., shown here at a preview party for Yard House in Orlando, was "overdue," according to activist investor Starboard Value LP.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management

18 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

American Realty Capital Properties: A Solid Choice For Income

The market generally does not like American Realty Capital Properties . The stock trades at a large discount to its triple-net REIT peers both in yield and FFO multiple.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Restaurant Management

Tue Jul 29, 2014

OpenSecrets

Millennials: Are Your Favorite Brands Influencing Politics?

The buying power of Americans born between 1980-2000 is on the rise, but do they know whether their favorite brands are spending profits in the political sphere? Studies have confirmed several statistics about the group known as millennials , the generation born between 1980 and 2000.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Restaurant Management

Benzinga

Stocks Lower As Earnings Season Takes Back Seat To Geopolitical Uncertainties

U.S. stocks fell as the Dow dipped below the 17,000 marks as geopolitical concerns become a main focus.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Housing, Restaurant Management, Dollar Tree Stores, Retail, Computers, EMC, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, St Jude Medical

The Orlando Sentinel

Olive Garden update: How designers tackled the job

That's what Philadelphia designer Karen Daroff tackled when she landed Darden Restaurants ' overhaul of its largest brand, with the help of Darden staff including Todd Taylor, senior director of design.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Home Gardening, Home, Indiana

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stocks drifting higher, but watch UPS and Apple

The summer doldrums appear to be officially here. Stocks didn't do much Tuesday morning -- a day after the market was mostly spinning its wheels.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Restaurant Management

Newsday

As Olive Garden struggles, Darden Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis steps down

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Lindenhurst, NY, Babylon, NY, West Babylon, NY, Oyster Bay, NY, Hempstead, NY

TheDenverChannel

Red Lobster to adopt new upscale plating style Red Lobster wants to...

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Summit, WA, Life, Food, Seafood, Dining, Restaurant Management

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC 27

Darden CEO to step down amid Olive Garden troubles

The mother of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl reunited with her family nine months after she vanished says rumors that she was pregnant aren't true.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management

Reuters

UPDATE 4-Darden CEO to step down amid investor pressure, stock jumps

Darden Restaurants Inc's food fight with activist investors Barington Capital Group LP and Starboard Value LP entered a new phase on Monday, when the company said Clarence Otis would step down as chairman and chief executive officer.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 29

On Sunday morning, Ommy Irizarry posted a Facebook message about his 9th wedding anniversary, which was that day.

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Related Topix: Florida, Marijuana, Restaurant Management, Bradenton, FL

TheStreet.com

Why Darden Restaurants (DRI) Stock Is Surging In After-Hours Trading

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mozilla, Financial Markets, TheStreet

Hispanic Business

Darden Announces Extension of Cash Tender Offer and Early Tender Date

The Offers will now expire at 12:00 midnight, ), unless further extended or earlier terminated.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Red Lobster tries acting like a fancier restaurant

This combination made from photos provided by Red Lobster shows its Wood Grilled Tilapia, on rectangular plates, with the fish, rice and vegetables spread out separately, top; and the same dish on a circular plate on which slabs of fish are piled over the rice, an architectural presentation that is common at higher-end restaurants.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Vegetables, Seafood, Restaurant Management

Business Journal

Darden closes $2.1B sale of Red Lobster

Red Lobster now is owned by San Francisco-based private equity firm Golden Gate Capital, the parent company of California Pizza Kitchen.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, California Pizza Kitchen

Click Orlando

Darden sells Red Lobster to Golden Gate Capital

Darden Restaurants and Golden Gate Capital on Monday announced that Red Lobster has been sold for approximately $2.1 billion in cash.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management

Seeking Alpha

Can Red Lobster Claw Back Its Once Loyal Customers?

Over the century brands have become less about trust and more about certainty, instead becoming advertising catchphrases designed to appeal to customers.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Starbucks, Drink, Coffee

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