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Peter Romeo

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Marketing

Health powerhouses call for widespread soda taxes, warnings

The American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics jointly recommended more forceful ways of curbing youngsters’ consumption of sugary drinks.

Financing

Why everybody isn’t posting numbers like Darden Restaurants’

The parent of Olive Garden and Capital Grille said its strong third quarter was the result of working a plan that’s long been in place. Here’s a refresher on some of the components.

The family controlling JAB Holding Co. acknowledges that an earlier version of the company used slave labor during World War II and that two predecessors were guilty of unprosecuted war crimes.

The casual chain says The Cypress Group will assist in identifying what corporate markets should be sold to franchisees.

The aim is getting precious space on customers’ phones for an app.

Resistance to new laws and regulations is being countered with calls on some fronts for new government action.

Starting immediately, restaurants there will be required to accept cash if that’s what consumers choose to tender.

New research shows that a considerable positive impact is felt by restaurants across the board, not just big marketers or operations with a hometown team in the hunt.

The filing is the latest development in a dispute between the company’s majority and minority shareholders over royalty payments for the last 40 years.

The 100-unit casual chain is also looking to bolster sales and profits by charging more fully into catering.

Starting July 1, all businesses must accept bills and coins if that’s how the customer chooses to pay.

She’ll be succeeded in April by finance chief Dave Deno.