Why did Chipotle give top executives retention bonuses?
The Bottom Line: The payments to the CFO and CMO to stick around during a CEO transition were probably not necessary.
Outback parent bows to an activist investor
Bloomin' Brands agreed to add an industry veteran to its board under an agreement with Jana Partners, one of two shareholders that have been sympathetic to spinning off secondary brands.
Why Crawford? Some say the NRA has a message problem when it comes to its stance on hot-button topics; they've got a good story to tell but are being beat by unions and lawmakers. Will its newest chairman make a difference? He might, based on his past at Ground Round Grill & Bar, based in Freeport, Maine.