CPK: The road ahead

Analysts examine the future of California Pizza Kitchen under new chief executive

The new chief executive of California Pizza Kitchen Inc. has an opportunity to revive sales at the casual-dining chain, but the brand’s future may require rethinking real estate and its approach to a key demographic of moms at the mall with their kids, observers say.

Chief executive, president and executive chairman G.J. Hart officially started the job at CPK last week, but a company spokeswoman said he is n

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