NRA 2016: 5 tips for retaining employees of all ages

Employers who successfully retain employees are careful to address generational differences among the varied ages of workers they employ. A panel of experts at the NRA provides five tips related to this topic.

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NRA 2016 focuses on sustainability, technology

Sustainability and technology were two hot topics this year as a variety of sessions discussed both topics, and a multitude of vendors presented products to help restauranteurs tackle sustainability or to use technology to enhance their customer experiences.

Big data: Can it help you build a better restaurant?

Big data can be a game-changer for restaurateurs, helping them understand the unseen drivers behind sales.

Dippin' Dots makes big moves to continue upward growth trend

New products, new markets and new partnerships are in the works for Dippin' Dots as part of a plan to continue the company's explosive growth worldwide.


Dunkin’ innovation chief: Hope is no strategy; retailers must differentiate or die

John Costello, Dunkin’ Brands president, global marketing and innovation, doesn’t mince words when it comes to the state of retail and what retailers must do to survive and beat the competition.

Breakfast or a snack? Study says consumers see both the same way

America is fast becoming a nation of snackers and a new study indicates that the trend starts with breakfast.


NRA2016: 5 hot spots for global growth (Part 1)

Global growth potential is off the charts for food service, especially for concepts that revolve around limited service. These five areas show the greatest potential, according to research by Euromonitor International.

Infographic: Which restaurant segment do execs want to work for?

To find out why job candidates are more attracted to certain companies and restaurant segments over others, Bristol Associates conducted a survey with a sampling of 170+ candidates from its database of restaurant executives.

Dickey's named Fast Casual's No. 1 brand

FastCasual.com has released its annual Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers report for 2016. The free report, sponsored by Taylor, is now available for download.

Why 'locally sourced,' 'organic' aren't just buzzwords

QSRs need to pay heed to the increasing movement of consumers toward all things healthy and natural, and they need to be authentic about it.

Media company in the heart of Bourbon Country weighs in on Arby's bourbon bacon sandwiches

Staffers at Networld Media Group in Louisville rate Arby's bourbon and bacon sandwiches.

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Simplified ingredient lists: A trend at the point of no return

Natural ingredients and minimally processed foods are one of the top five culinary trends for 2015 and 2016. Major brands across segments have responded by simplifying their menus with cleaner, fresher ingredient lists.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Litehouse Foods


Digital Signage for K-12 Schools

Today's students, aptly dubbed "digital natives," grew up in a digital world and are used to constant stimulation and instant gratification. In this whitepaper by Mvix, you will explore how their entire existence is wrapped up in digital devices; from television, mobile, and video games to the Internet and social media.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mvix


Winning strategies for franchises: Key success factors

This white paper helps franchisees and potential franchisees identify key strategies which will help their business succeed.

Type: White Paper

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Maximize the Franchisee/ Franchisor Relationship with Localized Marketing Tools

Franchisors want to maintain control of their brands, while franchisees often want to add a personal touch and a local feel to their marketing materials. Those viewpoints can work together to get the most out of an operation.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Visualogistix


The Sky's the Limit with HotSchedules and Logbook

Celebrating its 22nd birthday in 2015, The Signature Room® shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, in January 2015, the management team took a step into the future by adding HotSchedules to their playbook.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HotSchedules


HotSchedules Helps Quick Service Franchisee Group Save X3 in Labor Costs

West coast quick service group found structure and savings with HotSchedules employee scheduling software and HotSchedules Logbook.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HotSchedules


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