Brinker International Inc. is stepping up its strategy to expand more aggressively overseas with the opening earlier this month of its first Chili’s Grill & Bar in Russia.
“[International expansion] is definitely the growth vehicle for Brinker at this time and for the foreseeable future,” said Carin Stutz, Brinker’s president of global business development. “We see great opportunity for expansion. .
“We see the growing middle class in a lo