nickeyfriedman

Nickey Friedman

Nickey is a select freelancer for the Fool. She writes about food & beverage, dry bulk shipping, and whatever else floats her boat. After selling four successful restaurants, she turned in her knives for a pen and now puts her passion for food, hospitality, and transportation in writing. You can send email to her at nickeyfriedman@gmail.com

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Thu Jul 24

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Beef Prices Are Exploding! But Wendy’s Doesn’t Care, and Neither Should You

Wendy’s explains how little of an impact it is.

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This Burger Chain’s CEO Is Taking on Chipotle Mexican Grill

Wendy's has high ambitions.

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Potbelly Stock Hit Hard on Guidance; Is It Justified?

Potbelly is looking out of shape following its business update.

Wed Jul 23

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Why There Are No Winners in the Bob Evans Power Struggle

Bob Evans has been hurting lately, but all of that could change.

Tue Jul 22

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Why It's Too Soon For Darden Restaurants to Declare an Olive Garden Victory

Darden Restaurants' Olive Garden turnaround is too soon to call a success.

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Will Kona Grill Be the Fastest Growing Restaurant Chain of 2014?

Kona Grill may get new national recognition in the year ahead.

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Will Investing in Kroger Help You Put Food on the Table?

Kroger continues a seemingly unstoppable rally in sales growth.

Mon Jul 21

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nickeyfriedman published an article 4:32 PM

What's Going on With The Container Store?

The Container Store finds itself boxed in.

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nickeyfriedman published an article 2:21 PM

The Fast Growing Chicken Wing Chain That's Giving Buffalo Wild Wings a Run For Its Money

Wingstop is growing faster than Buffalo Wild Wings.

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Is McDonald’s Domestic Sales Weakness an Overblown Concern?

Focus on the bigger picture.

Sun Jul 13

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nickeyfriedman published an article 6:38 PM

Bob Evans Farms Sings an All Too Familiar Tune

Bob Evans Farms' fourth-quarter results raise concern.

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nickeyfriedman published an article 4:37 PM

The Fastest Growing Casual Restaurant Chain Belongs to … Darden Restaurants?

Who could have guessed this about the struggling Olive Garden parent?

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nickeyfriedman published an article 4:05 PM

The Fastest Growing Restaurant Chain You’ve Never Heard About

This chain is spreading everywhere.

Fri Jul 11

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nickeyfriedman published an article 1:09 AM

The Real King of Selling Burgers Sells You the Worst Burgers

Here is proof that marketing rules the day.

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This Initiative Could Turn Jamba Juice Into a Superstar

Jamba Juice’s lackluster performance may see a much-needed boost.

Thu Jul 10

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nickeyfriedman published an article 9:32 PM

Is Zoe’s Kitchen the Next Chipotle Mexican Grill?

The market for Zoe's Kitchen may be smaller than you think.

Tue Jul 8

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nickeyfriedman published an article 3:39 PM

Cracker Barrel Says It’s Outperforming the Industry -- Say What?

Cracker Barrel seems to be lagging behind.

Mon Jul 7

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 2:29 PM

Modelo Especial Is Joining Corona in Taking Over the Beach

The conference call following earnings had some interesting information.

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nickeyfriedman published an article 2:21 PM

Hops Prices Are Exploding! But This Beer Maker Doesn't Care and Neither Should You

Constellation Brands sells beer but isn’t scared.

Sun Jul 6

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 1:26 PM

This Big Change Happening Now Could Really Boost DryShips Inc. and Others

The iron ore price collapse is doing what he forecasted.

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