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"Endless shrimp" and other deals can backfire on restaurants

Dec 1, 2023
If bargain hunters skimp on the add-ons, the business may have to eat a loss. For Red Lobster, it was $11 million last quarter.
Red Lobster had to eat a loss because its shrimp promotion was too big a bargain for diners.
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Red Lobster is still riding the Beyoncé wave

Feb 12, 2016
First, a spike in sales, now....t-shirts
Cheddar "Bey" Biscuits are probably not going to catch on. 
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Red Lobster gets a boost from Beyoncé

Feb 9, 2016
Looks like Red Lobster's sales got into "Formation"
Beyonce released a single last week that mentioned the seafood chain.
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Darden restaurants went through a lot in one year

Sep 22, 2015
From the sale of the Red Lobster chain to the ouster of the board of directors.

Why Darden ditched biscuits and not breadsticks

May 16, 2014
Darden is giving up Red Lobster and keeping Olive Garden.

Red Lobster building huge aquafarm in Malaysia

Apr 9, 2012
The parent company of Red Lobster will create a 35-square-mile aquafarm to help keep its restaurants from running out of lobster.