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*Olive Garden 2nd- qtr same-store sales up 0.5 pct. Dec 16- Darden Restaurants Inc, whose entire board was replaced by activist investor Starboard Value LP, reported a 4.9 percent rise in quarterly sales and raised the lower end of its adjusted profit forecast for the full year. Darden said it now expects adjusted profit of $2.25- $2.30 per share from continuing...
Dec 16- Darden Restaurants Inc reported a 4.9 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by higher comparable sales at its flagship Olive Garden chain, and raised the lower end of its adjusted profit forecast for the full year. The company has suffered more than a year of traffic declines at Olive Garden, which accounts for more than half of Darden's overall revenue...
SeaWorld did not say how many jobs it would cut, as part of its restructuring plan aimed at saving about $50 million by the end of 2015.. Negative publicity has hurt SeaWorld' s 11 park enterprises, with attendance rising only twice in the last seven quarters. SeaWorld shares closed at $16.09 on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Dec 10- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc is in talks to buy four properties from Blackstone Group LP and others for deferring tax payments from the sale of its Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, Bloomberg reported. The company is planning to buy San Francisco's Parc 55 Wyndham, two Waldorf Astoria resorts in Key West and one in Orlando, Florida, the report said, citing...
Plans are advancing for a private high-speed luxury railway in Florida by the end of 2016.
With World Cup fervor still lingering, MLS is continuing with an aggressive expansion that will see five new teams in five years.
New analysis shows that renting may prove to be a better decision than buying in major markets as prices rise and bargains disappear. The NYT reports.
They want higher pay. This is why the fast-food worker strike is about to become global. The movement has spread to other countries around the world.
Walt Disney World is preparing to open its first new roller coaster since 2006.
A 31.5-mile new weekday transit route opened to over-capacity crowds this week in Orlando.
With admission to some amusement parks hovering around $100 per person, some families are considering other options.
Darden Restaurants estimated its third-quarter earnings to be lower than expected, blaming severe winter weather for lower sales.
Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.
Airports are busy rolling out major upgrades and expansions in places such as San Francisco, Denver, New York and New Orleans.
Nearly 3,000 properties were on the block at the year's first big foreclosure auction in Atlanta as buyers look for bargains to rehab, flip or rent.
Food trucks for dogs are rolling through a growing number of cities, selling canine versions of cookies, ice cream and other treats.
The Orlando theme park operator plans to sell 20 million shares, priced anywhere from $24-$27 each, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
BOSTON, Nov 6- The chief pharmacist at the company linked to the deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak has received a subpoena to appear before a congressional committee after he declined to appear voluntarily.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-- Orlando hospital executive Lars Houmann is the Florida Chamber of Commerce's new chairman. The business group announced Houmann's election on Wednesday as board chairman for 2012-13. He will succeed Anthony Connelly, senior vice president of Walt Disney Parks& Resorts, on Nov. 1, and serve a one-year term.
MIAMI, Oct 26- Hurricane Sandy, a late-season Atlantic cyclone that threatens to be one of the worst storms to hit the U.S. Northeast in decades, slogged slowly northward on Friday after killing at least 41 people in the Caribbean.