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 Aug 21

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5 Things DryShips Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

Coincidentally, the DryShips second quarter conference call seems to have nearly marked the bottom for dry shipping spot rates.

Wed Aug 20

NL

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Lowe's Companies Earnings: How Low Will Second-Half 2014 Go?

The home-improvement store chain lowered its guidance for the year.

Mon Aug 18

Hidden Gems article.

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Fri Aug 15

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 12:48 AM

FTD Companies Chalks Up Another Successful Quarterly Delivery

The floral company continues to guide a future that is in line with its strong past.

Mon Aug 11

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nickeyfriedman published an article 12:49 AM

DryShips Earnings: Don’t Let the Reported Operating Profit Fool You

The shipping business in DryShips is still operating at a loss.

Thu Aug 7

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 1:33 AM

Even Domino's CEO Thinks Pizza Hut Will Get Back on Track

Pizza Hut sales are down, but the pizza professionals don’t think that will last.

Fri Aug 1

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 2:12 AM

Why Domino's Pizza Has No Fear of Rising Cheese Costs

Commodity prices are through the roof! Does Domino's Pizza care? Nope.

Thu Jul 24

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 3:48 PM

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

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

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 3:39 PM

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

Wendy's has high ambitions.

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 1:15 AM

Potbelly Stock Hit Hard on Guidance; Is It Justified?

Potbelly is looking out of shape following its business update.

Wed Jul 23

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 2:31 AM

Why There Are No Winners in the Bob Evans Power Struggle

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

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 2:13 AM

Family Dollar Says the Economy Hurt It -- Say What?

This excuse from Family Dollar is a tough pill to swallow.

Tue Jul 22

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 5:46 PM

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.

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 4:19 PM

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

Kroger continues a seemingly unstoppable rally in sales growth.

Mon Jul 21

NL

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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.

NL

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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.

NL

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nickeyfriedman published an article 9:29 AM

Is McDonald’s Domestic Sales Weakness an Overblown Concern?

Focus on the bigger picture.

Sun Jul 13

NL

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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.

NL

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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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