Bloomin' Brands

Bloomin’ Brands Plans to Ramp Up Off-Premise Dining

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 to Shutter 43 Restaurants

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.

Dine Rewards Loyalty Program Launches Nationwide at Bloomin' Brands

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 Plans to Close 14 Bonefish Locations

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.

FSR 50: Top 10 Groups

This is the powerhouse list of groups that own and operate the industry’s highest-performing full-service chains. Ranked based on the group’s 2014 U.S. sales, each parent company owns at least two chains and more than 40 brands are represented in this who’s who of chain operators.

Bloomin' Brands to Sell Roy's Restaurants

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 Appoints Chief Information Officer

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 Names President of International Division

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.

Outback Steakhouse Outlasts the Down Under Fad

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 Sets 2013 Stockholder Meeting and Record Date

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.

The Female Touch: Women Making Inroads Into Restaurant Industry Leadership

What’s InsideStepping into leadershipWhere women stand todayA look at leading full-service restaurant CEOsThe future for women in chargeBack when Nixon was president and “The Brady Bunch” enjoyed its original run on television, a teenage Julia Stewart was handing out pancake-shaped menus at a San Diego IHOP.