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Inside Cracker Barrel's Plan to Win Back Customers

You never want to hear the words “restaurant” and “recall” in the same sentence. All things considered, though, Cracker Barrel’s recent run-in with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission was a mild one.

Cracker Barrel Has a Guest Traffic Problem

Chief executive Sandy Cochran is concerned with Cracker Barrel’s traffic. The casual chain’s same-store sales declined 0.4 percent in the fourth quarter, year-over-year, with average check up 3.1 percent.

Crafted Coffee Gives Cracker Barrel a Jolt

Before same-store sales declined 0.4 percent in Q3 2017, Cracker Barrel appreciated 11 straight quarters of positive gains. Is the 653-unit chain ready to stage another impressive run?Cracker Barrel’s comps increased 1.

Cracker Barrel Launches Savory Southern Bowls for a Limited Time

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store announced the introduction of seasonal Southern Bowls that serve up multiple flavors in one dish, whether at breakfast, lunch or dinner. Available at Cracker Barrel locations nationwide March 19 through May 6, Southern Bowls, which include a Fried Chicken Benedict Bowl, a Sausage, Grits Cakes n’ Green Tomato Gravy Bowl and a Ham n’ Maple Bacon Bowl, are all based in traditional homestyle food while offering new flavors that celebrate modern Southern influences.

Cracker Barrel Continues Strong Run Into Second Quarter

Cracker Barrel reported its earnings for the second fiscal quarter of 2018 on February 20, outperforming industry estimates and carrying forward momentum from the first quarter.Restaurant and retail sales boomed for Cracker Barrel, which outperformed the casual dining industry as a whole during the quarter.

Cracker Barrel Debuts First California Restaurant in Victorville

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store announced its newest location in Victorville, California, the first Cracker Barrel store to open in the Golden State. Starting Monday, February 5, Cracker Barrel will open its doors to families in Victorville, who will experience a restaurant that combines dining and shopping as a seamless experience in a relaxing, comfortable environment.

Cracker Barrel Ready to Serve 500,000 Pounds of Turkey on Thanksgiving

On Cracker Barrel’s busiest day of the year, America’s Thanksgiving expert offers three ways for guests to spend less time in the kitchen and more with family and friendsThis Thanksgiving, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is encouraging guests to spend more time with loved ones by offering three hassle-free meal options providing the value, convenience and variety that has made Cracker Barrel so popular.

Can Cracker Barrel Survive America's Retail Crisis?

Viewed against the challenging backdrop of casual dining, Cracker Barrel’s restaurant sales aren’t all that concerning. In the fourth quarter, the iconic brand saw a 0.8 percent drop in comps, punctuated by a rough May where sales fell 2.

3 Ways Cracker Barrel Plans to Reignite its Business

With a traffic decrease of 1.4 percent and stagnant restaurant sales growth of 0.2 percent in its fiscal 2017, Cracker Barrel is turning to value, menu variety, and off-premise expansion to draw in more customers.

As Sales Decline, Cracker Barrel Plots a Path Forward

Despite results that “performed below our internal expectations,” Cracker Barrel raised its earnings guidance for the fiscal year following its third-quarter report. Sandra B. Cochran, the company’s president and CEO, said during a conference call that marketing and advertising didn’t deliver the sales and traffic the brand hoped.

Digital Ordering Arrives at Cracker Barrel

orderTalk, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software and service solutions to the restaurant industry, rolled out new state-of-the-art digital ordering capabilities to Cracker Barrel locations in 43 states.

Cracker Barrel Reports 11th Consecutive Quarter of Growth

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. reported its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 ended January 27.Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 HighlightsCompared to the prior year second quarter, comparable store restaurant sales increased 0.

Cracker Barrel's 1Q Sales Exceed Expectations

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store reported its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 ended October 28.First Quarter Fiscal 2017 HighlightsCompared to the prior year first quarter, comparable store restaurant sales increased 1.

Cracker Barrel Introducing To-Go Meals for Thanksgiving

As Americans plan their Thanksgiving celebrations, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store announced Heat n' Serve Holiday Family Meals To-Go, a new way to enjoy Cracker Barrel's famous Thanksgiving dinner from the comfort of home.