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September 11, 2013

Restoration Hardware Holdings reported a net loss of $17.8 million for the second quarter, compared with net income of $17.6 million in the same quarter a year earlier, due to charges linked to stock awards given to chairman and co-CEO Gary Friedman.

Corte Madera, Calif. -- Restoration Hardware Holdings reported a net loss  of $17.8 million for the second quarter, compared with net income of $17.6 million in the same quarter a year earlier, due to charges linked to stock awards given to chairman and co-CEO Gary Friedman.

Net revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 increased 30% to $382.1 million from $292.9 million last year.

July 3, 2013

Restoration Hardware Holdings announced that Gary Friedman has been reappointed co-CEO and chairman, effective immediately.

Corte Madera, Calif. – Restoration Hardware Holdings announced that Gary Friedman has been reappointed co-CEO and chairman, effective immediately. Friedman will return to his prior role at the company alongside Carlos Alberini, who has also been named co-CEO. The retailer, now calling itself RH, also said it has acquired the full rights to Friedman’s new venture, Hierarchy, which it will rebrand as RH Atelier.

April 23, 2013
Panera Bread Company said that chairman and co-CEO Ron Shaich will once again serve as the company's sole CEO starting on Aug. 1.

St. Louis -- Panera Bread Company on Tuesday said that chairman and co-CEO Ron Shaich will once again serve as the company's sole CEO starting on Aug. 1. Bill Moreton, who currently serves as co-CEO and president, plans to transition to an executive vice chairman role in order to spend more time on a family matter.

Moreton commented: "As a result of this family matter, I have found myself unable to travel and am now clear I will be challenged to fully execute my responsibilities as president and Co-CEO of Panera Bread.”

August 17, 2012

According to multiple reports citing anonymous sources, Restoration Hardware chairman and co-CEO Gary Friedman has stepped down after an internal investigation into a relationship he had with a 26-year-old female employee.

New York -- According to multiple reports citing anonymous sources, Restoration Hardware chairman and co-CEO Gary Friedman has stepped down after an internal investigation into a relationship he had with a 26-year-old female employee.

Friedman was confronted with findings that he had had an intimate relationship with the employee, who has since left the company. To look into the matter, the board of directors formed a special investigative committee and brought in an outside law firm to conduct the inquiry.

November 4, 2010

Chipotle Mexican Grill founder, chairman and co-CEO Steve Ells is developing an Asian fast-casual concept that he expects to debut in mid-2011, according to Nation’s Restaurant News

New York City -- Chipotle Mexican Grill founder, chairman and co-CEO Steve Ells is developing an Asian fast-casual concept that he expects to debut in mid-2011, according to Nation’s Restaurant News.

The new concept will be similar in pricing to Chipotle, the report said.

Ells said in a statement, “Since opening the first Chipotle some 17 years ago, I have often thought about how other types of food might fit the Chipotle model.”

November 3, 2010

Chipotle Mexican Grill founder, chairman and co-CEO Steve Ells is developing an Asian fast-casual concept...