Despite the disappointment on Wall Street over Thanksgiving weekend retail store traffic, the National Retail Federation says its latest survey finds that Americans are ahead of last year’s pace in their shopping. The explanation is that many people started early as retailers—both in-store and online—started heavy promotions and discounting earlier than ever.
With Red Lobster out of the portfolio, Darden Restaurants’ major remaining chains had positive comps in the latest quarter with Olive Garden up 0.5% and LongHorn Steakhouse up 2.6%. But the Orlando Sentinel reports management is conceding the makeover of the company will take more time.
Terry Crews, who stars on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, has been tapped to host the new unscripted comedy World’s Funniest Fails, premiering Friday, January 16, at 8:00 pm (ET) on FOX. An irreverent one-hour series, World’s Funniest Fails is inspired by the hit YouTube channel, FailArmy, which showcases the best “epic fail” viral videos in the most entertaining ways possible.
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