23 hours ago
The winners will be the ones who are willing to invest in paying competitively, building a safe work environment, and making sure leadership structures are in place with a clear path for employee growth.
3 months ago
Cautious isn't necessarily a bad approach, but delivery is a growing business for many competitors and it may be costing Olive Garden to be so slow to adopt.
4 months ago
Curiously, Arby's website says its "Traditional Greek Gyro" is made with "gyro meat," which we think says a bit about how ready it thinks the mass market is ready for lamb.
5 months ago
Hidden at the bottom of this story: potential good news for big chains offering or experimenting with delivery: a cold winter (and spring) doesn't seem to have affected delivery numbers.
9 months ago
At this point the nature of the investment is vague, but Darden is a leader in the industry when it comes to employee benefits. Let's hope it pushes the envelope even further.
9 months ago
Olive Garden has posted growth for years even as other chains have floundered. If it's not broken...
1 year ago
Everyone agrees consumer behavior around restaurant chains is changing, but struggle to capture exactly what's happening. So what's to blame for Olive Garden's success last quarter — strong marketing around take-out or strong salad and breadsticks?