5 Things Every Hospitality Business Owner Should Consider in the Tax Reform Law

5 Things Every Hospitality Business Owner Should Consider in the Tax Reform Law

The new tax law contains some of the biggest changes we’ve seen in tax policy in the last 30 years. Some of the changes will be beneficial to your business and some will not. Our goal is to help you sort them out to maximize the benefits to your business and plan for the changes.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Scott and Company LLC


Mystery Shopper Program Overview

Mystery Shopper Program Overview

Pivot to amazing customer experiences. Every customer. Every location. Every time. 360 Intel’s Mystery Shopper Program allows you evaluate your specific brand standards and procedures through a series of shops conducted by experienced shoppers.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: 360 Intel


Heritage Parts – The Value of Genuine OEM Extends Beyond the Part

Heritage Parts – The Value of Genuine OEM Extends Beyond the Part

As the Heritage team prepares for NAFEM, we wanted to reflect on the value of relationships –with manufacturers, certified service professionals and parts distributors. In 2016 the debate between OEM versus OCM parts heated back up.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Heritage Parts


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CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

This year's Fast Casual Executive Summit wrapped up Tuesday night with insights from some of the industry's most successful CEOs.

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

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.

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.

How to avoid disputes in the franchisor-franchisee partnership

How to avoid disputes in the franchisor-franchisee partnership

Attorney Brian Schnell of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP offers up advice and tips on how potential franchise operators and franchisors can sidestep common disputes before the arguments move toward a court setting. Good communication and clear expectations are key.

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

The editors of FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator share some highlights from the 2017 NRA show in Chicago.

Why 367 more days? A debriefing on the menu labeling delay

Why 367 more days? A debriefing on the menu labeling delay

Taking a step back from the new year-long extension in enforcement activation for menu labeling, brands need to give some thoughts to the road ahead and their path on it.

Trumpcare yanked before vote, Affordable Care Act remains ... for now

Trumpcare yanked before vote, Affordable Care Act remains ... for now

Trumpcare was pulled from consideration in a vote by Congress, despite an ultimatum from the President to vote on the measure. For now, the Affordable Care Act remains with plenty of questions about what's next being asked by restaurant leaders and employees.

Food truck growth goes full throttle: Part 3 – an industry infrastructure emerges

Food truck growth goes full throttle: Part 3 – an industry infrastructure emerges

Food trucks are the fastest-growing foodservice channel, and the niche is evolving into a well defined industry with its own organizations and support entities, including specialized software providers and event organizers. Part 3 in this 4-part series explores the emerging industry.

4 union organization changes restaurateurs need to know

4 union organization changes restaurateurs need to know

Restaurant operators must take the time now to learn how recent union-relaterd labor rulings from the National Labor Relations Board may affect their day-to-day employment decisions.

Last-minute federal injunction halts OT rules

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.

Pokemon GO ... away? Restaurants liable if distracted diners are hurt

Pokemon GO ... away? Restaurants liable if distracted diners are hurt

By Nicholas Resetar/ Attorney Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware that the mobile-based augmented reality game, Pokemon GO, has taken the world by storm. This manifests itself daily in oblivious players with their heads glued to...

Harris Poll forewarns of potential upheaval due to upcoming OT regulation

Harris Poll forewarns of potential upheaval due to upcoming OT regulation

Americans have a hard time putting work away. In a new Harris Poll, most said it's at least partly because they have too much to do to in an eight-hour day.

Domino's wage theft suit could have big implications for chains

Domino's wage theft suit could have big implications for chains

The suit claims that because of the under-calculated hours, employees at the franchises named were not compensated for more than $500,000.

Site selection secrets for restaurant tenants

Site selection secrets for restaurant tenants

The commercial space chosen by a restaurant tenant can be a deciding factor in the success or failure of the business.

Fast-food breakfast is 'top food story' of the year

Fast-food breakfast is 'top food story' of the year

Three of this year's top-10 stories revolved around the fast food industry: Domino's new emoji ordering option ranked as No. 7 and the availability of alcohol at fast food locations, such as some Starbucks and Taco Bell locations, came in at No. 9.

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