Food & Staples Retailing

Food & Staples Retailing


Wendy’s Operating Results Mixed; Continuing Realignment and Dividend Raised

Wendy’s (NASD: WEN) reported results for the third quarter ended September 28, 2014.
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Court Approves SKNY Liquidation

Skinny Nutritional Plan Confirmed

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court confirmed Skinny Nutritional's First Amended Plan of Liquidation...
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Wendy’s Quarterly Results Reflect Further Momentum to Turnaround Strategy

The Wendy’s Company (NASD: WEN) reported results for the second quarter ended June 29, 2014.
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Court Approves Sbarro Prepack

Sbarro Disclosure Statement Approved, Plan Confirmed

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving Sbarro’s Disclosure Statement and concurrently confirming its Joint Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan.
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Allens Liquidation Approved

Allens Case Converted

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court issued an order converting Allens’ (nka Veg Liquidation) Chapter 11 reorganization case to Chapter 7 liquidation status.
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Court Approves Quiznos Prepack

QCE Finance Disclosure Statement Approved, Plan Confirmed

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved QCE Finance’s (Quiznos) Disclosure Statement and concurrently confirmed its Joint Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization.
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Wendy’s Restructuring Showing Signs of Momentum

Wendy’s (NYSE: WEN) reported that same store sales increased by 1.3% in the latest quarter and that adjusted earnings per share more than doubled to $0.07.
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Rite Aid Finished Fiscal 2014 ended March 1 with Strong Results and Rising Expectations

Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) reported operating results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 1, 2014 that were very well received both on actual results and for rising 2015 expectations.
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Quiznos Files Bankruptcy Prepack

QCE Finance Chapter 11 Petition, Plan Filed

Privately-held QCE Finance (dba Quiznos) and fourteen affiliated Debtors filed for Chapter 11 protection...
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Wendy’s Q4 and 2013 Results In Line with Preliminary Results; Buy Limit Raised to $13

The Wendy’s Company (NASD: WEN) reported audited results for the full year ended Dec. 29, 2013.
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