Jack in the Box cuts outlook on slow sales

Jack in the Box cuts outlook on slow sales

High unemployment still hampering chain's sales

Jack in the Box Inc. lowered its outlook for fiscal 2010, saying that high unemployment was continuing to hurt sales at its flagship fast-food brand.

Sales at the company's Qdoba Mexican Grill chain, however, are exceeding expectations with consumers spending more in the fast-casual segment, Jack in the Box said Wednesday in reporting third-quarter results.

Linda Lang, the company's chairman, president and chief executive, said the company is intensifying efforts around Jack in

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