Texas Roadhouse


Texas Roadhouse continues its hot streak

The chain reported another quarter of impressive sales and traffic growth, and its margins increased, too.


Even blizzards didn't keep guests away from Texas Roadhouse

Guests are ordering less alcohol and more from the value side of the menu, but traffic was up 5.1% in the fourth quarter at company units.

The 671-unit steak chain has risen to the top in a punishing economy largely by breaking the rules.

Takeout sales increased for the second straight quarter, and the chain said those orders are good for its margins. But it’s still not doing delivery.

He had been with the chain for 20 years. No reason was given for his departure, and a replacement was not named.

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The chain continued a traffic tear, but rising wages and beef prices dragged down its margins again.

Traffic rose 7.6% at the chain in the first quarter. But more guests spelled higher labor costs, which ate into margins.

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