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  1. SeaWorld's CEO steps down as head of company; Theme park co. to cut unspecified number of jobsRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    SeaWorld says that its CEO is stepping down as head of the company and named its chairman as interim leader. Jim Atchison has served as CEO and president of the theme park company since 2009.

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  2. Red Lobster goes back into its shell, reverses course on non-seafood offeringsRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    The struggling chain on Monday plans to announce another revamped menu that removes dishes including Spicy Tortilla Soup and a Wood-Grilled Pork Chop, while tacking on more dishes featuring lobster. The non-seafood dishes had been added by the chain's previous owner, Darden Restaurants Inc., in hopes of attracting people who don't like seafood as sales declined.

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  3. Olive Garden parent company Darden faces board takeover from activist investorRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    Last month, Starboard issued a 294-page presentation detailing its criticisms of Darden's management, including Olive Garden's failure to salt its pasta water. Starboard also took issue with how Darden handled its sale of Red Lobster earlier this year.

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  4. House bill would require outside oversight of VA to cut delays, costs in building hospitalsRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    The House has passed a bill to increase oversight of veterans' hospitals under construction, following a report that some medical centres take three years longer to complete than estimated and cost an extra $366 million per project. Republican congressman Mike Coffman of Colorado says the Veterans Affairs Department's oversight of construction projects is dysfunctional and leads to delayed health care.

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  5. Olive Garden defends breadstick policy, says it's already making changes to fix issuesRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian generosity." The remark is part of a response by the chain's parent company, Darden Restaurants Inc., to a nearly 300-page criticism released by hedge fund Starboard Value last week.

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  6. Investor takes Olive Garden to task; critiques chain right down to the breadsticksRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    Olive Garden is hurting itself by piling on too many breadsticks, according to an investor that's disputing how the restaurant chain is run. In a wide-ranging critique, the hedge fund Starboard Value says Olive Garden restaurants lack training and discipline and that servers bring too many breadsticks to tables at a time.

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  7. Business HighlightsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    Europe appears on the brink of another recession. Islamic militants have seized Iraqi territory.

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  8. SeaWorld says it will expand killer whale environments;...Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    Stung by criticism of its treatment of killer whales, SeaWorld said Friday that it will build new, larger environments at its theme parks and will fund additional research on the animals along with programs to protect ocean health and whales in the wild.

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  9. Crayon-maker Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando, Florida, its 2nd such venueRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    The company said Tuesday that Crayola Experience Orlando will open next summer at The Florida Mall.

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  10. Darden CEO to leave amid Olive Garden, Red Lobster struggles; CEO, chairman roles to be splitRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    Darden Restaurants CEO and Chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following its contested sale of Red Lobster.

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  11. Red Lobster's latest gambit: No more '2 for $25,'...Read the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and plating dishes higher as is the style at fancy restaurants.

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