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Struggling Red Robin swallows a poison pill

The casual-dining chain is girding itself for a battle with activist investor Vintage Capital, says RB’s The Bottom Line.


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Lorne Goldberg, who also owns Pick Up Stix and Mandarin Express, buys another Asian-focused concept.

Investors’ growth-at-all-costs demands can lead to bad decisions, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The casual-dining company “doubts” that the acquisition proposal was “bona fide.”

The Mexican chain is off more than 11% in recent weeks amid tariff threats, putting at least a temporary halt on a strong run this year.

Ancora Advisors, which made an offer to buy the company in April, is urging shareholders to vote against board members, kicking off a proxy fight.

If anything, growth in takeout could pressure concepts to build more units, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The chain lost its place as the country’s largest pizza chain mostly because it has too many dine-in locations, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The veteran restaurateur and concept developer signed a letter of intent to work with Florida-based Tacos & Tequila Cantina.