Bloomin’ Brands made “significant progress,” in the first quarter, CEO Liz Smith said in a conference call Wednesday, giving a nod to the casual dining company’s current initiatives as well as what she believes can be an exciting tailwind for an industry that has experienced consistent traffic declines in recent years.
In a self-described challenging year for Bloomin’ Brands, the casual-dining company decided to close 43 underperforming restaurants while increasing its delivery efforts to give customers a differentiated dining experience.
Bloomin' Brands, Inc. reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 25, 2016 compared to the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 27, 2015.Highlights for Q4 2016 include the following:Repurchased 1.
Bloomin' Brands, Inc. officially launched Dine Rewards on Tuesday, the first nationwide loyalty program in casual dining to offer rewards across multiple restaurant concepts. After just three visits to Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, or Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, guests can earn 50 percent off on their fourth visit.
Bloomin' Brands, Inc. reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 27, 2015 compared to the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 28, 201.Key highlights for Q4 2015 include the following:Adjusted restaurant margin was 16.
Bloomin' Brands, Inc. announced the appointment of Mike Kappitt as president of Carrabba's Italian Grill. In this role, Kappitt will be responsible for leading the operations and development of the Carrabba's brand in the U.
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Bloomin' Brands, Inc. has announced an agreement for the sale of all of its interests in the Roy's Restaurants concept, including 20 company-owned restaurants, to United Ohana, LLC, a new company formed by Sunil Dharod.
Bloomin' Brands, Inc. announced the appointment of Donagh Herlihy as executive vice president digital and chief information officer. Herlihy joins the company from Avon, where he led eCommerce and global information technology strategy and operations.
Bloomin' Brands Inc. announced the appointment of Pat Murtha as executive vice president of Bloomin' Brands, and president, Bloomin' Brands International.In this role, Murtha will be responsible for helping define, develop, and implement the international growth strategy for Bloomin' Brands, and will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Outback knows when to go new—introducing updated designs, healthy menu options, and new flavor profiles—and when to stay true to its concept, culture, and proven leadership.
Bloomin' Brands, Inc. has announced that the company's 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 9 a.m. at the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel located at 4200 Jim Walter Boulevard, Tampa, Fla.
Bloomin' Brands, Inc., has announced that David Deno, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be presenting at the 15th Annual ICR XChange Investor Conference at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel in Miami Beach, Fla.
Shanghai's first Outback Steakhouse opened December 11 on the first floor of SML Plaza in the Huangpu District. The new restaurant is the first company-owned restaurant in China for Bloomin' Brands, Inc.
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