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Red Lobster to Win Despite Declining Sales

Darden Restaurants just sold Red Lobster to the private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion in cash. Is this good news or bad news for the sea food chain? Some might see this as a sign of failure. Darden Restaurants has lost faith in Red Lobster, or at least lost interest in maintaining it as part of its multibillion dollar portfolio. Personally, I’m happy hat Red Lobster is no longer owned by the same parent company that also … Continue Reading

What Makes Russell Stover So Successful?

People seem to be throwing chocolates at me as gifts these days.   Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting old and people are running out of gift ideas.   Whatever the reason, I knew … Continue Reading

Sweet Tooth Fairy Cake Bites? Yes, Please!

Last night I sampled Megan Brown’s Sweet Tooth Fairy cake bites for the first time.   This morning I ate some more for breakfast and I can’t stop thinking about them! The Cake Bites Mini … Continue Reading

V Chocolates Treats Me to a Mother’s Day Suprise

For Mother’s Day, my church leaders gave me a tiny pink box of chocolates. I loved the triangular prism-shaped box so much I knew instantly that I would write about it on my business blog. … Continue Reading

Top 5 Best and Worst Brazilian Chocolates by Lacta

It’s such a treat to explore the chocolates of other countries.   Not only is it exhilarating to savor the unique flavors, but it’s also fun to analyze the branding messages. After sampling a variety … Continue Reading