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Ruby Tuesday Launches Six Weeks of Can't-Miss Burger Deals by Asking, "What Kind of Cheeseburger Would You Be?"

Ruby Tuesday Launches Six Weeks of Can’t-Miss Burger Deals by Asking, “What Kind of Cheeseburger Would You Be?”

Ruby Tuesday is offering a coupon for a FREE burger with the purchase of an entrée on National Cheeseburger Day followed by a six-week Burger Road Show with special burgers and endless fries from only $6.99 each “If you were a cheeseburger, what kind of cheeseburger would you be?” is […]

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Ruby Tuesday to Close 95 Restaurants

Ruby Tuesday to Close 95 Restaurants

Ruby Tuesday announced Thursday that it will close approximately 95 underperforming restaurants by September 2016.  As of May 31, 2016, Ruby Tuesday’s system included 724 restaurants, of which 646 were company-operated. “The decision to close restaurants is a difficult but necessary step as we take aggressive actions to strengthen our […]

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Ruby Tuesday Appoints David Skena as Chief Marketing Officer

Ruby Tuesday Appoints David Skena as Chief Marketing Officer

Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE: RT) today announced the appointment of David Skena as Chief Marketing Officer, effective today. Skena is a seasoned and accomplished senior marketing executive with over twenty years of marketing and consulting experience in the consumer packaged goods and retail sectors with particular expertise in brand-building, campaign […]

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Ruby Tuesday Promotes Jill Golder to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE: RT) today announced that Jill Golder has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective immediately, succeeding Michael Moore who announced his retirement. Ms. Golder joined Ruby Tuesday on April 15, 2013 as Senior Vice President, Finance, initially leading Financial Planning and Analysis, […]

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Ruby Tuesday Announces Initial Cost Structure Changes and Operating Expense Reductions

Ruby Tuesday has undertaken a comprehensive review of its cost structure. As a first step in this process, the Company has restructured corporate support services and reduced operating expenses through workforce reduction. The restructuring eliminates 50 positions at the Maryville, TN Restaurant Support Center. These initial changes to the Company’s […]

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Ruby Tuesday Announces the Appointment of Todd Burrowes as President, Ruby Tuesday Concept and Chief Operations Officer

Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE: RT) today announced the appointment of Todd Burrowes as President, Ruby Tuesday concept and Chief Operations Officer. Burrowes, who has more than 25 years of industry experience, joins Ruby Tuesday after spending the past five years as the Executive Vice President of Operations for LongHorn Steakhouse, […]

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Ruby Tuesday Closing More Restaurants, Selling Sister Chain

Ruby Tuesday announced Wednesday plans to close up to eight company-owned Ruby Tuesday restaurants, two Lime Fresh restaurants, 13 Marlin & Ray’s restaurants, one Wok Hay restaurant and two Truffles Grill restaurants. JJ Buettgen, President and CEO, commented, “Over the last several weeks I have been working with the Board […]

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Ruby Tuesday Appoints JJ Buettgen as President and Chief Executive Officer

Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE: RT) today announced the appointment of JJ Buettgen as President and Chief Executive Officer. He joins Ruby Tuesday from his most recent role as Chief Marketing Officer of Darden Restaurants, Inc. Additionally, Lead Director Matthew Drapkin has been appointed as Chairman of the Board. Both of […]

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Darden Announces Departure of Chief Marketing Officer JJ Buettgen

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) today announced that JJ Buettgen has resigned from his position as chief marketing officer at the company, effective immediately, to become president and CEO of Ruby Tuesday, Inc. “We understand and respect JJ’s desire to lead an organization and we wish him well in his […]

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