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The casual giant generated a 5.7% comp gain, but closed 30 stores.
Digital orders surge nearly 60% thanks to a free guacamole offer.
The company’s stock fell 7% after people reported getting sick at a location in a Columbus suburb. The restaurant was set to reopen Tuesday.
Differing approaches by BJ’s and Texas Roadhouse show there’s no single approach, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
Casual-dining chain Texas Roadhouse is joining a number of others in the category—including BJ’s Restaurants and Brewhouse and Bloomin’ Brands—in reporting sales growth for the recent quarter.
The former Ernst & Young CFO takes over for John Schnatter as the company looks for additional board members.
A more local approach to marketing is taking hold at Bloomin’ Brands, while discounting takes a back seat.
The deal includes 16-state broadline distributor Food Services of America.
Brexit and trade negotiations impact the company’s labor costs, and its traffic, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
The company hopes personal introductions elevate service—and sales.
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