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Carrabba's Italian Grill


What cost pressures? Outback's parent sees significant Q2 margin growth

Bloomin' Brands posted an average rise in restaurant-level operating profits of five percentage points.


Outback Steakhouse owner puts its hopes into Tender Shack

Bloomin’ Brands is taking its chicken-focused virtual brand national and hopes the concept can help it keep newfound takeout sales.

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Operators are counting on holiday gift cards to boost revenue but sales are down.

The company is aggressively developing brands around takeout, but it also insists that casual dining is not dead.

Parent company Bloomin' Brands also revealed that it plans to expand the steakhouse's fast-casual spinoff, Aussie Grill.

Tender Shack features platters and sandwiches for delivery from a dozen Carrabba's units.

Bloomin’ Brands sales continued to improve, and it saw little impact on sales as coronavirus spread rapidly in Florida and Texas.

Sales for the Bloomin’ brand have climbed to within 13.6% of 2019 levels.

Deals are a draw in both quick service and casual dining, finds Technomic.

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