In brief: Q3 results for Ruth’s Chris, Chuy’s, J. Alexander’s, STK
At a time of free-falling traffic for the industry, the smaller casual brands relied largely on pricing to improve results.
Q2 earnings roundup: Chuy’s, Ruth’s Chris, STK
Increasing traffic is still a challenge in casual dining, as these three brands showed in their most recent financial results.
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