Howard Schultz resigning as Starbucks CEO to focus on retail innovation

Schultz said he personally asked COO Kevin Johnson to fill his shoes because he is a "true servant leader."

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Going 1-on-1 with Garbanzo CEO

James Park took the reins just over a year ago at Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, leaving behind a VP title at Which Wich. He's spent the past year streamlining operations and prepping the chain for growth.

Focus Brands president: 'Restaurant business is complicated'

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


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.

Are you hiring bad bosses?

In a recent MomentSnap survey of 2,000, 70 percent of people who identified as frontline hourly workers said that they were at least partially dissatisfied with work due to some type of management issue.

Fast Casual Summit: 5 lessons learned from m-commerce innovators

Why restaurants must "adapt to mobile commerce or die."

Last-minute federal injunction halts OT rules

Less than a week before the overtime regulations were to kick in, a federal judge in Texas has blocked the rule that would have made an estimated 4 million American workers eligible to claim overtime pay.

3 steps to choose the right technology

We all know that the amount of investment capital flowing into the food tech space has led to a virtual saturation of new restaurant technology in everything from online ordering systems to self-monitoring ovens, and even a burger-making robot. Here is a three-step process to help choose which technology is right for a growing business.

Is it time for restaurateurs to really talk turkey?

Thanksgiving, when you think about it, is the celebration of eating out with friends. Why then, doesn't the restaurant industry claim it and give restaurateurs and weary cooks everywhere something really to be grateful for?

McDonald's hoping tech upgrades will level playing field with fast casuals

After a successful pilot of the chain’s "JustForYou experience" at 500 revamped U.S. restaurants in New York, Florida and Southern California, McDonald's has deployed it in another 2,000 restaurants and will soon add it to locations in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Seattle, Boston and Chicago.

8 great takeaways from Dubai global franchising show

The Global Franchise Market show in Dubai covered a variety of franchising issues, including women in franchising, how to take your brand global, how to know when you are ready to franchise your brand and tips for choosing the right franchise partners.

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[WEBINAR] How to create loyal guest behavior

Restaurant chains across the country are continuing to build and execute loyalty programs that provide sustainable results. Imagine if you had the power to create loyal customers who choose you first, visit often, talk about you and spend more.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Paytronix Systems, Inc.




Keys to Your Next POS Purchase: POS Advice from Restaurant Operators

When choosing a point of sale system for a pizzeria, hearing the experiences of other operators can be invaluable.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS




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




BEAT THE MINIMUM WAGE BLUES

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

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Qikserve Limited




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




[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!

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Allure, a Christie Company


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