Storm brewing: Appointment of Hardee's CEO as labor secretary spawns debate

While several labor organizations have come out against Thursday's appointment of CKE Restaurants Holdings CEO Andy Puzder as President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Labor Secretary, a number of restaurant industry groups have chimed in with their support.

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Trumping the restaurant industry

The founder and owner of the six-restaurant Uncle Jack's brand and former host of the Food Network's "Restaurant Stakeout" discusses how he thinks President-elect Donald Trump will help restaurant operators.

Why Moe's Southwest Grill, A&W focusing on digital marketing

Digital media is always changing, so it's important to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments.

5 ways to attract the under-tapped teen consumer

As the restaurant industry faces among the lowest annual revenues since 2008, the teen market represents a bright spot in future spending. For the restaurant that does it right, there's a goldmine waiting to be discovered.

What to learn from DC's pizza brand's fake news nightmare

The potentially brand-ending effects of rumor in the Internet age became painfully evident Sunday when a fake news report connected to Washington D.C's pizzeria, Comet Ping Pong, led to a gunman opening fire. The incident should serve as a lesson as to how and why brands need response plans in place.

Big Mac inventor leaves invaluable lesson for restaurateurs today

The passing of Big Mac inventor and McDonald’s longtime franchisee, Jim Delligatti, got me thinking about the value of true, two-way communication between a brand's top leadership and its front-line employees.

Focus Brands president: 'Restaurant business is complicated'

The president of Focus Brands sums up his views on the state of the restaurant industry.


Menu Labeling: Recent clarification means law goes into effect as planned

Yesterday when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent out its Clarified Statement on Compliance Date, regarding the activation on Dec.

Fast Casual Summit: 4 questions restaurant brands must answer

At last month's Fast Casual Executive Summit outside Los Angeles, restaurant marketing consultant Gerry O’Brion said the difference between winners and losers in the food service game is differentiation. Brands that can clearly answer four key questions are primed to lead this highly competitive segment of the economy.

KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell leading Chinese health initiatives

The Chinese government wants to help its people live longer, healthier lives and has enlisted the support of the nation’s leading fast-food operator, Yum China, to lead the charge.

Japanese Domino's customers get pies by reindeer

Domino's — never one to shy away from a delivery challenge — has opted to go "old school" for its latest delivery dilemma work-around in the snowy northernmost part of Japan, Hokkaido. The chain is dispatching antlered delivery drivers this...


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Delivering an End-to-End Customer Experience

Acrelec America addresses the customer journey from start to finish.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Acrelec - formerly Hyperactive Technologies




[WEBINAR] Pilot Testing Restaurant Digital Signage: The Only Way To Fly

In this webinar you will learn the “how to’s, not to’s, and must do’s” when planning a pilot test. Watch now!

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Beat the Minimum Wage Blues

5 ways mobile technology can fight the hike to make your restaurant business stronger than ever

Type: White Paper

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Digital Signage Statistics [Infographic]

Digital signage is a powerful visual communication tool that engages audiences, improves efficiency and reduces operating costs. But how do we know that it actually works? What hard evidence is there to justify the implementation of digital signage? Increasing adoption rates and company case studies tell us that digital signage is

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Mvix




A Safe Bet: Preventing Foodborne Illnesses with Affordable Tech

There are solutions emerging to maximize food safety efforts at the restaurant level, enabling operators to better communicate with their employees and to rectify any potential safety breaches immediately.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: HotSchedules




[WEBINAR] 7 Essential Strategies for Creating Recession-Proof Restaurant Systems

Join us and Speedline Solutions for a webinar to learn how to recession proof your restaurant systems.

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Sponsor: SpeedLine POS


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