Ruby Tuesday needs a good cup of coffee


Restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday Inc.’s stock price slumped to a 52-week low today – $8.54. The

Ruby Tuesday

Ruby Tuesday

high $15.57 – came back in January and the Maryville-based company has been shedding value ever since.

Maybe RT should cut a deal with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. Investors are in love with the of the Keurig Single-Cup Brewing system.

Shares of GMCR which has large distribution and roasting plant in Knox County, continued their upward march today, surging above $110.


GMCR is pushing hard to dominate the ever-growing single-serve market and earlier this year made headlines when it signed deals with Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts.

A jolt of caffeine might be what Ruby needs.

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