EATZI'S STILL A TASTY IDEA DESPITE SOUR UNIT: OFFICIALS

WESTBURY, N.Y. -- On the heels of closing its year-old EatZi's Market & Bakery unit here, officials at Brinker International, Dallas, stressed that the hybrid restaurant marketplace remains a viable overall concept.The closing of the Westbury location "was taken as a final course of action" after it "continued to fall well below expectations." Consistent underperformance was the reason for the close,

WESTBURY, N.Y. -- On the heels of closing its year-old EatZi's Market & Bakery unit here, officials at Brinker International, Dallas, stressed that the hybrid restaurant marketplace remains a viable overall concept.

The closing of the Westbury location "was taken as a final course of action" after it "continued to fall well below expectations." Consistent underperformance was the reason for the close, said officials.

According to Randy Hargrove, spokesman for Brinker, prel

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