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Fro-Yo Sees 74% Sales Increase In Last Three Years

2013-09-17 Through familiarity and an array of offerings, ice cream is the leading frozen treat in the ice cream and frozen novelty market, representing 54 perce...

McDonald’s Higher-Price-Point Value Menu Could Be A Win

2013-09-11 In the latest attempt to get sales back on track, improve profit margins, and capture the ever-price-sensitive consumer, McDonald’s announced recently...

AllergyEats Secures New Sponsors for Conference

2013-09-09 AllergyEats, a leading guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, has secured new sponsors and continuing education credit from the American Cu...

Registration Now Open for NRA Show 2013

2013-09-04 The National Restaurant Association (NRA) opened attendee registration for its NRA Show 2014 and the International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event.

29% of U.S. Families Eating Out 2+ Times Per Week

2013-09-03 BluePromoCode, a marketplace for coupons and deals, announced the results of a newly commissioned study.

RPI Above 100 Despite Softer Sales and Traffic Levels

2013-08-30 As a result of softer sales and traffic levels and restaurant operators’ dampened outlook for the economy, the National Restaurant Association’s Resta...

Consumers Care More About Natural Foods Than Organic

2013-08-22 Organic is out, and natural is in—at least for some discerning, health-conscious consumers.

In-N-Out, Whataburger Among Most Satisfying Burger Chains

2013-08-21 Empathica, a global provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions to multiunit enterprises, released burger brand findings from the 2013 ...

P&G Reveals Drop in Pressure for Foodservice Industry

2013-08-19 The cleaning industry has become somewhat more efficient with operations and keeping costs down in the last two years – and in the wake of an improvin...

Brighter Outlook for Restaurant Benefits and Salaries

2013-08-19 People Report launched the 2013 Corporate Compensation and Benefits Survey (CCBS).