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A stark profit warning from Darden Restaurants (DRI) starts to take on the appearance of an...

A stark profit warning from Darden Restaurants (DRI) starts to take on the appearance of an issue with execution after McDonald's turns around its global sales numbers and Yum Brands issues a rosy forecast for profit growth. The performance of Red Lobster and Olive Garden in particular are in focus for 2013.
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  • youngman442002
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    McDonalds and Yum have China...and other countries...Darden not so much
    10 Dec 2012, 09:29 AM Reply Like
  • mschultz7038
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    You can't publicly diss your employees and then expect the public to support you. Plus, if your employees are unhappy, it carries over to how they treat the customer.
    10 Dec 2012, 10:12 AM Reply Like
  • Bingo 2
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    Talked to a Darden employee just two days ago. She had just received their new employee benefit package with medical, retirement etc. She is very happy with it and had no idea why people might be saying that Darden dissed their employees. She had no clue as to why this is being said. She was very happy working for Darden.
    10 Dec 2012, 06:17 PM Reply Like
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