Long John Silver's appoints new CEO

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

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​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."

Debunking McDonald's service time criticism

Customers and investors prefer innovation and quality over short wait times.

What it takes to build long-term vision

Write down where you want to be in one year, three years or five years as a way to better understand where you are headed and how you are going to get there.

Krispy Kreme sales, traffic jump as company begins loyalty program test

Customers can sign up for the program through their iPhone or Android device and earn reward 'Treats' for future purchases. A national roll out is expected in late 2015.

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NEWS


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.

West Virginia man suing Burger King for racial discrimination

A Morgantown, West Virginia, man is suing a Burger King location for racial discrimination

NRA renews CEO's contract

The National Restaurant Association has issued a statement on its decision to renew the contract for Association President and CEO Dawn Sweeney.

Summit will focus on real estate issues for restaurants

The invitation-only event will include examination of real estate philosophies, effective development and site selection and tips for dealing with "problem-child" sites.

Restaurant Loss Prevention and Security Association's president resigns

President Vince Vittatoe, Bob Evans Farms Inc., resigned to take a position outside the restaurant industry.

Nathan's Famous reports Q3 results

Nathan's Famous Inc. reported results for Q3 of the 2015 fiscal year that ended Dec. 28.

McDonald's does use real eggs and here's the video to prove it

In light of recent controversies, McDonald's is once again out to prove itself by talking about eggs.

PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Tyson among new members on International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Board of Directors

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, a trade association established in 1952 comprising organizations that support the foodservice industry, announced six officers and six new directors have been elected to the 2015 Board of Directors.

Revention teams up with GetLinked

GetLinked Software can link data from Revention into any accounting software program that has importing capabilities.

Popeye's appoints Lowe's CEO to Board of Directors

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes restaurants, today announced the appointment of S. Kirk Kinsell to its Board of Directors.

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