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Red Robin

Financing

Red Robin’s lesson: Cut labor at your own risk

Overreactions to profit challenges can sometimes cause more problems than they're worth, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Leadership

Red Robin CEO Denny Marie Post retires

Board Chair Pattye Moore will serve as the interim CEO as the company looks for a successor

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

After a rough end to 2018, the casual chain is tweaking its strategy to lure back guests, particularly for dine-in service.

The casual-dining operation lost $10.6 million on a 4.5% drop in comps, most of it from a traffic decline.

The addition of Lynn Schweinfurth clears the way for a new COO.

Authorities indicated that Mike Snyder died by suicide.

Traffic and check averages also declined.

Chief Financial Officer Guy Constant will take Stutz's position once a new CFO is found.

The chain’s rough second quarter abounds in cautionary tales for casual brands big and small.