Onslaught of Chipotle suits: 2 diners file, 7 other law firms form investor class actions

At least eight U.S. law firms have reported either filing, investigating or forming classes as part of lawsuits against Chipotle in connection with a norovirus outbreak in Sterling, Virginia.

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Chipotle and the 'elephant in the dining room'

The restaurant industry and its players are exhaling today after news that Chipotle might be able to overcome its food safety woes of last week and the previous two years. But are we missing a much bigger point in these food safety issues with a once-leading brand?

Brand resurrection? Chipotle might just pull it off

Norovirus outbreak and rat infestation behind it, Chipotle's leadership says the brand is moving on.

Looking for ways to find and keep employees? NRA leaders offer insights

Given the reality of fewer young employees in the work force, the only options are to recruit more from other age groups or be more successful recruiting younger employees.

Video: Panera creator puts talents behind CoreLife Eatery

Panera's former chief concept officer, Scott Davis, discusses why he thinks he'll hit another homerun with CoreLife Eatery.


3 commonalities among Lyfe Kitchen, Urban Plates, Baskin Robbins brand-building strategies

Building a successful brand has three parts: storytelling, club making and country building, according to a branding expert at the National Restaurant Show.

Franchise focus: How a mom's former junk food addiction led to a thriving juice concept

Husband-and-wife, Kat and Landon Eckles founded Clean Juice in 2015, in Huntersville North Carolina, and the brand since expanded to seven units.

10 things to avoid when launching a mobile app

Balance Grille's journey to find a working mobile app inspired its founders to create a list of 10 mistakes to avoid when creating a mobile app.

Are kiosks the next step for restaurant-based digital signage?

There's a lot of buzz surrounding the rise of self-order kiosks in dining establishments, especially quick-serve restaurants. As digital menu boards approach the point of saturation in many restaurants, kiosks represent the next big opportunity for restaurant-based digital signage.

How to lead when you inherit your team

Bobby Shaw shares fives things all leaders can do to make the most of a new leadership opportunity with a new team.

Wahlburgers CFO: 'We're not just a celebrity concept'

Wahlburgers CFO Patrick Renna talks about the brand's plans of opening 500 units worldwide.


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8 Ways to Drive Sales Growth with Digital Menu Board Technology

This complimentary eBook outlines the top 8 ways digital menu board technology can be used to drive sales growth for QSR and Fast Casual restaurants.

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How Screens Can Revolutionize the Restaurant Industry

With sales in the restaurant industry forecasted to reach $799 billion in 2017, there’s a huge opportunity for digitized solutions in any type of eatery, from QSR to fine dining.

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Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions




3 Keys to POS Payback

Most SpeedLine users find that the POS has the biggest initial impact on their business results in the areas of cash control, loss prevention, labor cost management, customer service, and administrative efficiency.

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[WEBINAR] From pushcart to powerhouse: How loyalty helped fuel The Halal Guys’ growth

Andrew Eck, the Director of Marketing at The Halal Guys, and Stephen Stone, Marketing Manager for Paytronix Systems, discuss the importance of creating a culture that embraces technology and innovation to increase brand awareness and improve the overall customer experience. Download this presentation now!

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Sponsor: Paytronix Systems, Inc.




How to keep franchisee candidates engaged

This worksheet will guide you through the steps of creating an engaging sales process for franchisee candidates and your sales team.

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Evaluate & Improve Your Franchise Recruitment Site

This worksheet takes you through a step-by-step process of evaluating your current franchise recruitment website and turning your findings into actionable steps for improvement.

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