Long John Silver's transitions commodities, payment systems, hires new COO

Long John Silver's announced the company has outsourced its complete supply chain operation to SpenDifference.

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3 ways restaurants can use automation to drive business value

Exactly how is IT automation helping restaurants?

Baltimore restaurants calling for peace

As clean-up efforts continue after the riots in Baltimore, several area restaurants are providing free food and coffee for firefighters, police, the Maryland National Guard, paramedics and EMTs. They are also urging the city’s residents to support solidarity and peace through using the social media hashtags, #peace, #solidarity and #support.

Millennial workforce driving digital workforce management solutions

Managing your restaurant digitally has plenty of advantages and with the rapidly changing workforce, it may even soon be necessary.

​Why manufacturers offer rebates and not net pricing

In a corporate situation, there are pros and cons for both the buyer and the manufacturer to use the rebate system.

The importance of educating your team about catering

Only through a commitment to education will we have the ability to help others meet a proper standard that can help catering and restaurant leaders adapt to the market changes.

From lawsuits to 'factory food': 6 things wrong with McDonald's

The Board of Directors of McDonald's Corporation announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson will retire March 1, 2015, after almost 25 years of service.

Bigger isn't always better: the case for limited menus

Limited menus for QSRs and fast casual restaurants have financial and operational benefits.

New Year's resolution: Start the year with a great plan for your business

If you’re one of those people who have great intentions but lack follow through, writing a good business plan is the first major test of your commitment.

Executive round table: Quick-service industry leaders make their 2015 predictions

Localization, transparency and a healthy/indulgent spectrum are expected to accelerate in '15, as are mobile ordering and catering.

How White Castle balances innovation and tradition in restaurant branding

Brand loyalists came up with the phrase, "They're so good, they'll slide down your throat."

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SCA Tech to sponsor commodity management forum at NRA

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based SCA Technologies, provider of category sourcing and margin management solutions, announced it will sponsor the National Restaurant Association's Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group spring meeting May 14-15, 2015.

Website connects restaurant industry to online marketplace

Pace Public Relations announced its newest client, The Restaurant Zone, a tech-startup designed to help restaurant owners, operators and workers.

KFC pulls plug on fast casual concept

KFC has closed the doors to KFC Eleven.

Yum still rebuilding after China scandal

Yum Brands' sales declined in Q1, but Taco Bell's breakfast is a hit.

Cherryh Butler returns to FastCasual.com

Cherryh Butler has returned as editor of FastCasual.com and managing editor of Networld Media Group's Food and Retail publications.

Georgia-based Wendy's and Dunkin' Donuts to deploy NCR transaction solutions

NCR Corporation, provider of consumer transaction technologies, announced that Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia- based Wissol Group a range of NCR cloud-enabled restaurant solutions to drive growth at its Wendy’s and Dunkin’ Donuts franchise businesses.

Dunkin' Brands partners with DTT for surveillance solutions

Dunkin' Brands announced it selected DTT as the company's vendor for video-based surveillance and loss prevention solutions.

American Express intros Small Merchant EMV Assistance Program

The nationwide campaign is intended to help U.S. small merchants fight fraud through a $10 million reimbursement program designed to accelerate adoption of EMV payment terminals.

Long John Silver's appoints new CEO

Long John Silver's announced the appointment of James O'Reilly as chief executive officer.

Wendy's elects former Microsoft exec to Board of Directors

The Wendy's Company announced that its Board of Directors has elected Michelle "Mich" Mathews-Spradlin to serve as a director of the company.

Kahala Brands selects new VP of franchise development

Kahala Brands has selected John Wuycheck to join the company as senior vice president of franchise development.

Levy Corp in talks to acquire Del Taco

Levy Acquisition Corp is in negotiations to acquire Del Taco Inc, a U.S. fast food chain that serves Mexican cuisine.

Cinnabon sees new president, new group president of parent company Focus

Joe Guith, COO for Cinnabon, Inc., was promoted to president.

Oracle launches hospitality business unit

The addition of the unit builds on Oracle's MICROS business, which it acquired in 2014.

UK Burger King franchise to deploy NCR technology across 18 stores

NCR Corporation, consumer transaction technologies provider, announced that Zing Leisure Ltd, a Burger King franchise, teamed up NCR for its restaurant technology solutions.

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